Our Team.

Our Leadership.

A Diverse Group of People who are committed to continuing the Vision that John W. Payne created in 1968.
Danny Payne, President of IcareLabs
Danny Payne

President

After graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Danny started working at IcareLabs in 2008 and, later, he also earned his MBA from Auburn University - keeping with the orange and blue. For fun you will find Danny running as he trains for and participates in long distance running events.

Tyler Payne, Executive VP of IcareLabs
Tyler Payne

Executive Vice President

Tyler joined the family business in 2015 after earning his JD and MBA degrees from Stetson University. Before that he earned two undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida in Business Management and Religion. When not working, Tyler enjoys travel, politics, boating, and cheering on the Florida Gators football team at games near & far. 

James Payne, IcareLabs VP of Technology
James Payne

Vice President of Technology

James is Scott's son and Danny's brother and has been part of the IcareLabs team since 1997. He is a graduate of Eckerd College with a degree in computer science and also holds an MBA degree from the Florida Institute of Technology. When not at work you will still find James trying out the latest and greatest in tech and relaxing with his dogs.

Skip Payne, Senior Advisor at IcareLabs
Skip Payne

Senior Advisor

In 1977, Skip joined his father, John W. Payne, and brother Scott in the family business. Skip graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Engineering Technology. When not at work you will find Skip spending time with his family and visiting different ports of call on his boat, as he is a licensed Captain. 

Scott Payne, Senior Advisor at IcareLabs
Scott Payne

Senior Advisor

Scott joined his father in the family business in 1972 and has been here since. Like his brother, Scott is also an alumnus of the University of South Florida, with a degree in Biology. In his free time, you will find Scott spending time with his family, traveling, and participating in events that support the Parkinson's Foundation. 

Mary Kingma, IcareLabs Director of Finance
Mary Kingma

Director of Finance

Mary is has been part of the IcareLabs family since 2017 where she leads our accounts receivable and accounts payable team. Before coming to us, Mary worked for nine years at one of America's largest and financial services firms. She holds a degree in accounting from the University of South Florida and loves spending time with her family.

James Stephany, IcareLabs Director of Sales and Marketing
James Stephany

Director of Sales & Marketing

James joined IcareLabs in 2005 and has over 30 years of optical experience. James is our go-to optical expert and loves to share his knowledge with customers. He also leads our sales team and sets the vision for our customer service experience. In his free time, you'll find James enjoying the outdoors with is family; especially hunting or fishing.

Scott Lattimer, Director of Operations
Scott Latimer

Director of Operations

Scott has over 35 years of optical operations and technical experience and runs our lab with his team of professionals. In addition to holding a certification in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt he is also a certified optician. When not running our lab, you'll find Scott enjoying time with his family, boating, kayaking, or golfing - and cheering on the Tampa Bay Bucs.

Troy Payne, IcareLabs Operations Manager
Troy Payne

Operations Manager

Troy joined the family business in 2015 after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. He is in charge of the finishing department in our lab and is a gifted craftsman. For fun, you'll find Troy boating, attending concerts, and participating in various water sports.

Tommy Copper, IcareLabs Operations Manager
Tommy Cooper

Operations Manager

Tommy moved back to his hometown of St. Petersburg to join IcareLabs in 2019 where he's in charge of the Surfacing & Coating department in our lab. Tommy has extensive operations experience and, when not at work, enjoys fly fishing, drone photography, and traveling with his wife to cool destinations where they can enjoy the outdoors.

IcareLabs Camille Lowery Customer Service Manager
Camille Lowery

Customer Service Manager

In 2008 Camille joined IcareLabs and is currently serving as our customer service manager where she helps oversee our team of account managers and is an integral part of our success. Being from Ohio, Camille has grown to love the warm Florida weather and finding great outdoor spots to explore or go camping with friends.

Kelly Brady, IcareLabs Employee Relations Manager
KellY Brady

Employee Relations Manager

Kelly has been with IcareLabs for 17 years and is primarily responsible for functions of Human Resources and helping create our awesome work culture. She is the mom of our group. When not working, Kelly takes part in wildlife rehab, gardening, chicken keeping, and visiting her grandkids as often as possible. 

Daniel Shearon, IcareLabs Maintenance Manager
DanieL Shearon

Maintenance Manager

Daniel joined IcareLabs in 2018 after previously working for Essilor as a Crizal technician for 10 years. Daniel is skilled in restoring abused and discarded machines to their prior glory. When not at work, Daniel enjoys volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and exploring surrounding towns on bicycle. 

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