Dr. Larry Golson is Chamber’s Small Business Leader of the Year

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 2012) – Dr. Larry Golson, OD, owner of Envision Eyecare here, has been chosen Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Leader of the Year. Golson, who was honored in the category of 15 or fewer employees, received his award at the Chamber’s recent annual meeting.


The Chamber award recognized Golson’s leadership in business and community affairs and service, along with Envision’s significant growth in revenue and staff since it opened in 2008. Additionally, Envision has been the recipient of numerous national optometric awards, including a 2011 Optometric Innovator award from Vision Monday magazine and three national growth awards from the Cleinman Performance Network. Golson was recently honored with a “40 Under 40” Award by the Young Professionals of Asheville.