Sara - Ophthalmic Technician
We are very excited about the addition of Sara to our Montpelier location. Sara joins Shippee Family Eye Care with a degree in Medical Assisting and several years of experience as an ophthalmic technician.
Sara's versatility of skills allows for her contributions from the front desk to the exam room and we are so happy to have her warmth and kindness in our office daily. Sara currently lives in Central Vermont with her son and enjoys spending time with her family.
Tiffany - Optician in Training
Tiffany joins our Optical team in Montpelier after years of being a Licensed Nursing Assistant. Her work history has shown her the healthcare world from direct patient care to working in Integrated Health for a major insurer. We are so excited she has found her match in our Optical Department. Utilizing her patient care skills and insurance knowledge, Tiffany has aptly handled the depth of knowledge required to professionally assist patients in solving their visual needs. We are excited to continue and watch her grow her roles in our clinics.
A resident of Barre, Tiffany enjoys all Vermont has to offer. Hiking with her son, is a perfect pastime in any season.
Barry - Office Manager
Barry's experience in medical practice management has proven to be a valuable addition to our team. With over 5 years of experience in the management field, Barry's knowledge and experiences in customer service have provided him with the skillset to answer and assist you with all of your questions and needs. We are confident that Barry's genuineness and eagerness to help others will be of high value to our patients. Barry resides locally with his family and is proud to ensure excellence in the community's eye care needs.
Deb is a Licensed Optician with years of experience assisting the customers of central Vermont. A wealth of knowledge in optical solutions and compassion for visual deficiencies make Deb a powerful piece of our puzzle. Her empathy for visual challenges and her deep desire to assist others makes a wonderful marriage with her intellect to create an inclusive patient experience. We are so happy to welcome Deb into our SFEC family.
Outside of work, Deb makes trips to the beach, kayaking, and hiking apriority during Vermont's summer months.
Jeffrey was born and raised in Waterbury, Vermont. He Spent 25 years managing high end restaurants all around the country. Upon moving back to Central Vermont in 2014, Jeffrey decided to pursue a career in healthcare and spent 3 years at a primary care office in
Waitsfield. Jeffery is excited to be part of Shippee Family Eye Care, and we are excited to have him as part of our team. Jeffrey is ready to share his many years of customer service experience with our patients and is very excited to help others in his community. Jeffrey is an avid reader and loves to spend time with
his family at the beach in the summer.
Samantha- Ophthalmic Technician
Samantha, recently passed Certified Para-Optometric Exam has been a key member of our technician team. Her experience in the service industry has made her a quick study in juggling busy physician schedules. Samantha finds joy in assisting the doctors and interacting with patients, she is a keep aptitude and strong work ethic that is effortlessly integrated with deep compassion and empathy. Samantha grew up in Florida and graduated from the University of Florida, but feels much more at home in Vermont. When Samantha is not at Shippee Family Eyecare, she is probably teaching or practicing yoga, skiing, cold-plunging or hiking.