Sarah has over 20 years of patient care experience and has been a certified Paraoptometric since 2019. Sarah leads our patient advocate team at the front desk and is often the first point of contact. Making sure patients are treated with care and have a great patient experience is her top priority.
Jenelle has been a part of the practice since December 2019 and took on the role of contact lens technician in May 2020. She says the best part about this job is making sure the first experience as a contact lens wearer goes smoothly and is not frightening to the patient. Her ability to remain calm and engaged is beneficial as she explains all the necessary steps in the insertion and removal process. Jenelle's favorite thing to do when not at work is to spend as much time with my Siberian Husky, Paisley. She also enjoys shopping and being taken on new adventures.
Hannah joined our team in September of 2020. She enjoys serving her community and being a member of the Great Lakes Vision Care Team. She enjoys learning new things about the eye so that she has a better understanding of each patient's concern. In her free time, Hannah LOVES to spend time with her nieces and nephews. She also enjoys painting, singing, and anything that has to do with being outside!
Brenda has been in the optical Industry for 33 Years, having worked for corporate optical entities and private practice. She has managed offices, has been ABO certified, and a lead CSR. She brings her joy of being an optician to our practice, joining the team in April 2021. She loves working with patients and helping them have better vision for a better life of seeing. Brenda is a happy dog mama of her beloved Pookie, loves her Bob, and her career.
Lori joined our team in 2016, having worked for a Monroe independent ophthalmologist for six years. She has over 43 years of optical experience and is a state-licensed optician. Lori has a passion for eyewear and currently is our frame buyer. Her desire is to make you look your best while seeing your best. Lori is married with five children and six grandchildren. Her hobbies include reading, dogs, traveling and discovering new and interesting places. Have a conversation with Lori and you will learn why she loves to travel and learn as much as she can.
Karin joined the practice in 2009 and has over 25 years optical experience. She is an optician and has her CPO certification. Her responsibilities include leading the team to provide the best patient experience. as well as additional operational duties. Karin is the proud mother of three wonderful daughters and in her spare time loves to spend time with her family, traveling and being outdoors.
Loren has had 11 years’ experience in the optical industry. She began her career as an optometric technician and contact lens technician. She had the opportunity to train as an optician and found she enjoyed working with patients and styling eyewear. Loren joined the Great Lakes Vision Care team in August 2018 and found a niche in working in an independent optical practice. She says she is a 'Crazy Plant Lady' and enjoys doting on her collection of houseplants, and summer vegetable garden. Loren finds simple beauty in the way life works, with nature and biology, and the science of it all.
Jordan joined the practice in October 2016 as a clinical technician. A typical day consists of performing the pretests on patients before their comprehensive exam with the doctor. Her favorite part of the day is when she is able to help kids with their first eye exam; she wants to make it a fun experience for them! In her free time, you can find Jordan spending time with her fiancé and their three dogs and one cat. She is also an avid bowler and enjoys life.
Alex joined our practice in 2018 as a clinical technician and is now an optician. He is CPO certified and enjoys sharing his knowledge with our patients. His focus is on greeting patients with a smile and assisting in frame and lens selections to meet their needs. Alex has two children with whom he loves playing games in his free time, and has another little one on the way. Where Alex goes, fun follows - he is "living the dream."
Paige joined our team in October 2021, as a Paraoptometric Technician. She is passionate about making sure that our patients get the greatest experience during their eye exam and focuses her attention on their concerns. In her free time, Paige loves to watch the Office and play with her dog, Bear. She enjoys spending time with family and friends while putting a smile on everyone's face. If you hear any laughing when you visit our office, it will probably be Paige!
Racheal has been a member of our team since November of 2021. She has taken the role as one of our Patient Advocates at the front desk. She enjoys being able to help every patient that walks through our door with a smiling face. When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her two beautiful children and her husband. One of her favorite things to do with her family of 4 is go on enjoyable vacations together. Racheal is super excited to be a part of the GLVC team and able to assist the needs of each of our patients.