Our Optical Team
Our Optometric Assistants
Our Patient Relations Team
Melanie is our Office Manager. She joined our team in October 2015. She moved to Richlands in 2010 with her husband Greg. She is the proud parent of two children and two step-children. She also has 2 precious granddaughters. She has a bachelors degree in Business Management and enjoys working with the community. During her time away from work she enjoys spending time with her family.
“Enjoy the little things in life for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.”- Kurt Vonnegut
Dena is a licensed optician with over 14 years experience in the optical field. She has been a part of our team since January 2012. Dena truly enjoys meeting and working with people that impact her life, and in turn, she impacts theirs. Her heart especially melts for the child that has their first view of the world with corrected sight. A resident of Richlands for the past 15 years, she is passionately committed to her 9 year old son Lucas, church, and family.
“…… for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.” 1 John 4:4
Melissa joined Envision Eye Care as an Optometric Tech in May 2016. She was born in El Paso Texas but raised in Haysi. She is married to a wonderful man Terry, and has 2 beautiful daughters. She loves spending her time not working with family and her monkey Romeo.
Rachel is an optometric assistant who joined our team in July 2014. She was born and raised in Richlands where she currently resides today. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She’s also an avid reader and movie watcher.
“In dreams we enter a world that is entirely our own.” – Albus Dumbledore
Morgan is an optometric assistant who joined our team in June 2014. She grew up in Richlands where she still lives today. She enjoys being with her family, they make every day worthwhile
“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss
Haley is an Optometric Technician who joined our team in October 2015. She was born and raised in Buchanan County, where she still lives today. She loves spending time with her family, attending church, being a Sunday School Teacher, and spending her free time at the lake.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”- Jeremiah 29:11
Sierra is an Optometric Technician who joined our team in July 2015, after an internship with us, while in the Paraoptometric program at Southwest Community College. Sierra loves spending time with her family, attending church, and being outdoors.
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”- Psalms 23:4
Brittany joined our team of Envision Eye Care in March 2016 as a frame specialist. She came to us from a retail background and has been excited with the working relationship she has built with her patients. In the future, she plans to complete the Optician Apprenticeship Program and become a license Optician. A graduate of Richlands High School, Brittany continues to reside in Richlands with her husband, R.J. and two daughters, Abigail and Khloe.
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Phillippians 4:13
Laura joined the front staff of the Envision Eye Care team in January 2016. She is a longtime native of Richlands where she also currently resides with her husband Curtis and her son Conor. Laura enjoys time with her family and crafts in her spare time.
Charlene joined the front staff of the Envision Eye Care team in March 2016. She is a graduate of National Business College with an Associate’s Degree in Medical Secretarial Science. She is originally from West Virginia but now resides in Cedar Bluff. When not working, Charlene enjoys time with her family.
Shelia is a patient relations specialist who joined our team in March 2012. She attended Southwest Virginia Community College with studies in Accounting and Business Management. In her spare time she is an avid reader, loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, and gardening.
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16