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Ann-Marie

Licensed Optician/Office Manager

Ann-Marie is the Office Manager & Lead Optician for Optimal Eye Care.

Ann-Marie has been in the optical field for over 25 years. A Licensed Optician since 1997, Ann-Marie brings her vast knowledge and expertise in selecting the frame and lenses that are best for you.

Ann-Marie received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Capital University in 2012. She spent time interning at The Salvation Army as well as several other Central Ohio community agencies.

Originally from the Detroit area, Ann-Marie grew up in Shelby, Ohio before she moved to Columbus. When she is not working, Ann-Marie is an avid basketball fan and enjoys watching sports, as well as spending time with her children.

Sam

Licensed Optician

Sam is a both an Ohio Spectacle and Contact Lens Licensed Optician with over 25 years of experience in the optical field. Sam, originally from the Cincinnati area, started out in the manufacturing area of the eyeglasses field and later moved into the retail aspect. He moved into the Columbus area about 11 years ago and when he is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling anad working on projects around the house.

Allie

Optometric Technician

Allie attends The Ohio State University working towards her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. After undergrad, she hopes to attend The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Allie has been local to Columbus her whole life, growing up in a small town just north of there. Outside of her busy schedule, Allie enjoys doing arts and crafts and attending music events. She also like to spend her free time traveling and experiencing new things.

Alex

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Cassidy

Cassidy grew up locally and attended Olentangy High School. She then graduated from Miami University with a degree in biology. In the fall of 2019 she is attending The Ohio State University College of Optometry. When not working or studying, she spends her free time playing soccer and spending time with friends.

Lilly

Lilly attends The Ohio State University working towards her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. After undergrad, she hopes to attend The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She grew up in Michigan, spent time in Jordan for a year, and has lived in Lewis Center ever since. Hopefully in the near future, she hope to finish Optometry school and start a career in Colorado. In her free time, she likes to tutor kids in Arabic and spend time with her family.

Shy

Shy is one of the receptionists here at Optimal Eye Care and is training to be a technician. She is here to help you schedule your appointments and answer any questions that you may have. She came to us with 5 years of customer service experience. Shy grew up in a small town called Bucyrus, just north of here. She is the second oldest out of 4 siblings. She loves traveling, spending time outdoors, baking and getting together with her family. Shy describes herself as a very caring, passionate person and would do anything for anyone.