We are grateful and blessed to have an exceptional, caring, and competent team to assist you in your care. We feel you will immediately notice the care we take in bringing just the right people to assist you.
Debbie has worked in our office since 1990. She is an ABO certified optician and is certified to fit contact lenses. As our operations manager Debbie performs insurance billing and accounting services and makes sure our office continues to run smoothly. She is also often the cheerful voice that answers your phone calls.
Elissa – Since joining our staff in 2012, Elissa has become a versatile part of our team. She is the Office Manager and is an ABO certified optician. Elissa still happily assists patients in different areas within our office, from special testing or selecting glasses to ordering contact lenses. She also helps coordinate special projects within our office.
Brianna joined our practice in 2019. She works as our marketing front desk coordinator. She is likely to be the first person that greets you when you walk in our front door. She has over eight years of experience handling a call center for attorneys and is well equipped to take your calls and answer your questions as well. She enjoys spending time at the beach doing barbecues and hanging out with family and friends in her free time. Brianna brings a cheerful and calm presence to our staff, we are very grateful to have her on our team.
Jennifer joined our staff in early 2011 and has become a certified Optometric Technician. She is responsible for conducting preliminary vision testing, collecting patient histories and performing additional testing that the Doctors request. Jennifer also performs special testing that Dr. Amundsen needs. She helps keep the office running smoothly to give patients the best visit possible. Her thoroughness, pleasant smile and caring manner will help you feel comfortable during your experience here.
Tyler joined our practice in 2018 after receiving his degree in Kinesiology from Iowa State University. He came with a background in general medicine as a scribe. He currently acts as our main scribe and is a highly-skilled technician performing special testing for us including visual fields, optical coherence tomography and electrodiagnostic testing. He enjoys working out and a variety of outdoor activities with his free time. We are grateful to have his calm and considerate personality as part of our team.
Deb has been part of our optical team since 2016. She brings 19 years of experience to serve our patients. She has a great flair for fashion and frame styling. With her kind heart you can always be assured that she is looking out for what is best for you. In her free time she enjoys photography, travel, and spending time with her family and friends. She loves her dog “Buster.” We are glad to have Deb as part of our team.
Susan joined our staff in 2018 after moving from New York state where she enjoyed a long career in the optical field as an optician. She is a licensed and ABO certified optician and NCLE trained contact lens fitter. She has brought with her a great blend of kindness, competence and discipline. In her free time she enjoys quilting and walking her dog “Mr. Wilson” as well as spending time with her family. We are grateful to have Susan on our team.
Patrick has been our practice for 2 years. He is also is both a licensed optician and NCLE trained contact lens fitter. He has over 40 years of experience in the industry. We have known Pat for many years and he has served as our optical lab representative prior to joining our practice. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. Pat is a kind and caring person who always does his best for each patient. In his free time he likes to spend time at his cabin in the mountains and hangs out with his 5 grandsons. He also is a member of the choir at his church. We are fortunate to have Pat as a member of our team.
Tamara joined our practice in 2018. She helps to manage our appointment schedule as well serving as our marketing and community outreach coordinator. She brings years of experience as a manufacturers and private practice representative. She has certifications as a paralegal and in cosmetology. She worked in eye care in the frame industry prior to joining our practice. She loves spending time with her family, working out and traveling. Tamara brings fun, humor and great work ethic to our practice. We are grateful for her contributions.
Kay has worked in our office since 2001. She has formal training in insurance billing and helps with preparing insurance claims for our office. Her courteous and friendly attitude as well as over 15 years of experience in the retail environment are an invaluable asset to our office. We are grateful for Kay’s loyalty and dependability.