Member Benefit Partners

Merchant Services

First Financial is the industry leader in providing optometry association members the very best in payment card solutions.

They consult with thousands of optometrists nationwide every year in order to use their knowledge to improve the ways their clients get paid. That is why they process over $100 million annually for optometrists.

For more information visit or contact Cam Higgins at (404) 735-6555 or [email protected].

Optometric-Specific Disability Insurance

Ketchum & Company specializes in the narrowly defined field of occupation/specialty-specific disability insurance. 

Through the society's partnership, Ketchum & Company offers optometric-specific personal and practice disability insurance to all NCOS members at a discounted rate. New clients receive an 18% premium discount!

Kim Ketchum, the company's owner, has been in practice for nearly 40 years. In addition to the NCOS, Ketchum & Company provides member services to other professional societies across North Carolina including the N.C. Medical Society, the Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine, the High Point Medical Society, and the Triad Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. 

For more information visit or contact Kim Ketchum at (336) 279-8877 or [email protected]. 


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