State Superintendent of Schools

Christopher A. Stansbury, OD

Dr. Chris Stansbury is a Charleston native and a graduate of George Washington High School, West Virginia University and the Southern College of Optometry. He is a co-founder and partner at West Virginia Eye Consultants, an optometry/ophthalmology group based in Charleston. West Virginia Eye Consultants has grown from a humble start-up with two doctors and one employee to 10 doctors and more than 80 employees. The multi-specialty eye care practice has six locations that serve southern West Virginia and the tri-state area. Dr. Stansbury served in the West Virginia House of Delegates from 2014-2016 where he was the Vice Chair of the Select Committee on Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse. He also served on the West Virginia Housing Development Fund board from 2021-2022. Dr. Stansbury currently resides in Charleston with his college sweetheart, Amber, and their two boys, Grant and Reed.