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THE STAFF AT Parkland Eye & Vision

Our exceptional eye care staff in Tacoma, Washington look forward to helping you and your family with all your eye care needs. We will help you select the most appropriate frames or contact lenses and will meticulously fit your new glasses to meet your needs. At Parkland Eye & Vision, we are dedicated to optimizing your vision care.

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Meet Our Team in Tacoma, Washington

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Stephanie – Office Manager

Stephanie has over 5 years of experience in optometry. She has played the role of receptionist, technician, insurance coordinator, and has experience with optical sales. Her knowledge of each role allows her to keep our clinic running smoothly. She can be seen around the office helping employees or patient's in between her administrative duties. Outside of the office, Stephanie loves to be outdoors, camping or hiking with her husband and daughter. 


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Brandy – Certified Optometric Technician

Brandy has been interested in eye care her entire life. She has over 13 years experience in the eye field. She has vast knowledge in eye health and treatments, particularly glaucoma and cataracts. She enjoys talking with all of her patients about their eyes and how to keep them healthy. When she is not working with our patients, Brandy enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and has a love for traveling out of the country, exploring new places, and trying new foods. 

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Mel – Optician

Mel has over 13 years experience. His expertise on frame and lens design allows him to consider each patient's individual needs. Mel started working in the lab making lenses and has worked his way to selling/fitting eyeglasses. He is able to provide valuable advice on lenses that will produce the best visual outcome. When Mel is not styling frames and talking about lenses, you will most likely see him spending time with his two daughters and wife relaxing at home.

Rachel – Optician

Rachel – Optician

Rachel has 5 years optical experience. Her bubbly personality and positive attitude will bring a smile to your face while shopping for the best pair of eyeglasses that will meet your individual needs. She also has experience as a technician and front desk receptionist. This experience  makes it possible for her to help you throughout your entire appointment. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and children.


Danielle – Patient Care Coordinator

Danielle has 8 years in eyeglass manufacturing and customer service. She recently decided to move over to a clinical setting for a change of pace in the optical field. Danielle enjoys working one on one with patients and creating smooth transitions from check in to check out. Outside of work, she spends her time with her three children and family.

Taylor – Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor – Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor recently moved to the area from South Dakota. She's always looking for a new adventure that may be traveling or learning something new. Taylor has extensive customer service service background working in banking and coffee. When Taylor isnt at work, she is either at home perfecting her pour over coffee recipe or hanging out with friends and catching the sunset. 

Kassidy – Administrative Assistant

Kassidy – Administrative Assistant

Kassidy is new to Optometry, however since 2014 she has had her CNA license and was previously working in a life care facility. She can be seen in the office assisting other staff members with everyday duties. Outside of work, Kassidy loves spending time outdoors with her boyfriend and his children.


Parkland Eye & Vision in Tacoma

Parkland Eye & Vision provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Tacoma. Our eye care experts offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Parkland Eye & Vision aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance....