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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

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Connie

Practice Administrator

Connie is passionate about her career in the optical field. She completed an internship in 1994 that developed into a technician role with Dr. Wolfram Andrews, first working with him at another location. She loves her New Holland community and was excited to join the OA family in 2008 as both a technician and insurance claims processor.  Since January 2018, Connie has been finding great fulfillment in her role as Practice Administrator. One of the aspects she finds most rewarding is recognizing the strengths of each team member and using those strengths to create the framework needed to provide individualized, 5-star care to each patient.  In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, curling up with a good book,  mentoring, and spending time with her family and dog.

Colleen

Colleen

Optician

Colleen joined the Optometric Associates family in 1999 and has enjoyed meeting many different people during her career of more than 25 years as an optician. Colleen has been married for over 40 years, a mother of two and the Grandmother of four. She loves spending time with her family! Colleen has impeccable style and feels that the best part of her job is when she can help a patient feel good about their “new” look!

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Kay

Optician

Kay has been in the optical field since 1995, and joined Optometric Associates in 2003 as an optician and visual field technician, with a background as an optometric assistant. What she enjoys most is working as a team to provide our patients with a great experience. Kay and her husband have a son and a daughter. They enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren, especially camping together.

David

David

Optician

David comes to our practice with 30 years of experience in the optical field, an expert optician with both ABO and NCLE certifications.  He enjoys providing personalized care to patients and coming up with the perfect solution for their visual needs.  In his free time, David enjoys riding his Harley and playing golf.

Brittney

Brittney

Reception, Technician

Brittney brought her background as a Certified Nursing Assistant to our team as she filled the role of technician beginning in 2019. She was cross-trained as Patient Reception Staff and finds great fulfillment in her interactions with patients, always striving to be friendly and welcoming. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her dogs and spending time with her fiancé.

Heather

Heather

Optometric Technician, Optician

Heather has been in the optical field since 2001. After joining Optometric Associates in January of 2017, Heather quickly dove into different responsibilities within the office. Heather loves her job and enjoys learning new things. Heather is married and has three growing boys. On the weekends she enjoys spending time with her family.

Lisa

Lisa

Contact Lens Administration, Technician, Reception

Lisa came to us from the performing arts arena and is an excellent performer, singer, and musician. We took these skills and adapted them to become a strong patient advocate as an optometric technician. Lisa enjoys meeting new people in a fast paced environment and giving patients quality, affordable, and efficient care. She grew up in Paradise and loves to sing, knit and crochet in her spare time. She loves joining her husband in leading worship each weekend at their church.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Patient Care Coordinator, Technician

Becky joins our office after working in various healthcare roles. She is a graduate of Penn State University and holds a B.S. in Health Education from the University of Florida. She takes pride in assisting providers with thorough and individualized five star eye care.  Outside of the office, Becky enjoys spending time with her family, going to Crossfit box, and swimming.

sara

Sara

Reception, Outreach Coordinator

Sara joined the Optometric Associates family in 2020, bringing her background in marketing to our front desk! Sara is passionate about building community, so when she isn't busy serving patients in our office she will be out connecting with our local partners. Some of the aspects she enjoys most about her job are the collaborative, friendly staff and making sure that each of our patients feels welcome at our practice. In her free time she enjoys crafts, hiking, cooking, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs and two bunnies.

Matthew

Matthew

Technician

Matt is proud to be a team member of Optometric Associates. He truly enjoys caring for people and loves being part of a team that provides the very best care possible for all of our patients. In addition to ocular medicine, Matt is also passionate about all things music and is the Minister of Music at his church. In his spare time, he is often found going on new adventures with his wife and three children.

Thea

Scheduling Coordinator & Intern

Thea joined our team during the summer of 2019. She contributes to Optometric Associates by scheduling patients for their upcoming appointments and shadowing different aspects of the office to grasp a greater understanding for optometry. She strives to incorporate love, kindness, and compassion into her tasks at work. Outside of her passions within the office, Thea is very active within her college, church, and community. She loves exercising, singing, and quality time with her loved ones. Currently, she attends Eastern University for their Bachelor of Science Degree Program (Pre-Physician Assistant Track).

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