Dr. Hostetler received his Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University and his OD degree from Southern California College of Optometry. He is a graduate of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Program. Having been widely recognized for his dedication to vision care, Dr. Hostetler is the recipient of both the national and regional 2004 "People First Award" from Vision Service Plan (VSP) and he was nominated twice for the "Optometrist of the Year" award by the Arizona Optometric Association and won both times. He is very active in his community, participating on citizen committees with the Town of Gilbert, Gilbert Public Schools and the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. He has also been an active member of the Gilbert High School Booster Club, Boy Scouts of America, Lions International and several youth sports organizations. Dr. Hostetler is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Arizona Optometric Association, the latter of which is a registered lobbyist. Dr. Hostetler and his wife have 2 children and when he is not working, he enjoys outdoor activities such as golf, hiking and camping.