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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. 


Amy - Optometric Technician

Amy – Certified Optometric Technician

Amy has worked in the Ophthalmology/Optometry field for 17 years and appreciates the relationships she has developed with her patients over time. One of her favorite parts of her job is to photograph the inside of the eye in order to document eye disease and progression. She is thrilled to be working working for Parkland Eye & Vision where she can contribute to the care of patients in her local community! Amy has lived in the Pacific Northwest her entire life and can be found hiking or taking weekend trips to explore the wildreness. She has 2 sons, one grown and one at home and loves spending her time with them! Amy also enjoys cooking and is an avid foodie...and recommndations on great spots are welcome! 

Wendy -Certified Optometric Technician

Wendy – Certified Optometric Technician

Wendy has worked in the eye care field for almost 20 years and still finds it fascinating that there is so much that can be learned about a patients health by having a thorough eye exam. She is looking forward to seeing patients and making sure that their experience at Parkland Eye & Vision is a fantastic one. Wendy is a lifetime Washingtonian and loves the rain! In her free time she can be found camping or beach combing and is usually smothered in grandchildren!

Fannie – Optometric Technician

Fannie has been in the eye care field for 3 years, and still find the endless education fascinating. She is new to Washington, just recently moving from the Northern Marina Islands, and is still geting used to the cold. Fannie is thrilled to be a part of Parkland Eye & Vision's team. Outside of work she spends most of her time with her family.

Mel – Optometric Optician

Mel – Optometric 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.

Abigail – Apprentice Optician

Abigail has 5 years of experience as an optical lab technician and has recently made the switch to dispensary work. She is very interested to learn more about the optical industry and overall eye health. When not memorizing new frames, Abigail can be found at conventions cosplaying or hiking through the Washington wilderness.


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. 

Zakisha – Patient Care Coordinator

Zakisha has over 20 years of customer service and sales management experience. She became interested in the fashion aspect of the optical field as she loves new eyewear and has quite a collection herself. She is intrigued to know all there is to know about the overall health of the eye and is eager to learn. Zakisha is excited to be part of the Parkland Eye & Vision team and hopes to make every patient's experience exceptional. In her spare time she loves to cook, watch sports and spend time with her family and the family dog.


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....