Sara - Office Manager/CPOTMontpelier
Sara joined Shippee Family Eye Care with a degree in Medical Assisting and several years of experience as an ophthalmic technician. Since then, she has obtained a Bachelor's of Science and the highest level of CPO certification (CPOT), through the American Optometric Association.
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 - Licensed OpticianMontpelier
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 Central Vermont, Tiffany enjoys reading and spending time with her son and loved ones.
Deb - Licensed OpticianMontpelier
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.
Brittney - Front Desk and Patient Care SpecialistMontpelier
Brittney joins our team with 4 years of customer service experience in retail. She is energized to continue working in close connection with our community and is excited to now assist them with their eye health needs. Her caring and compassionate nature, and skills in customer service, are a great addition to our team at SFEC. We are excited to have her. Brittney was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York and moved to Vermont in 2016. Outside of work she enjoys relaxing with her family at home by the wood stove and cuddling with their 3 cats.
Alyssa - Front Desk and Patient Care SpecialistMontpelier
Alyssa joins our Montpelier team late fall of 2022 after spending the last few years working one of the world’s toughest jobs- being a stay-at-home Mom of 2. Her warmth, easy going personality and willingness to learn, make her a great asset to our clinic. Alyssa’s compassion and kindness come through in every patient interaction. With a strong customer service background and experience in personalized healthcare – She brings those skills together for our patients. In her free time, she loves to be with her kids -whether it’s playing outside, reading books or just enjoying a movie snuggled up on the couch at home. She is so excited to learn and grow with SFEC. She currently resides in Williamstown, VT with her two energetic yet adorable sons and their Shi Tzu Bentley.
Jeffrey - Ophthalmic TechnicianMontpelier
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. Jeffrey 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.
Amanda joins the SFEC team with as an Ophthalmic Technician. She has countless years of pediatric experience, and takes pride in her ability to quickly connect with patients of all ages. Amanda's eagerness to learn and dedication to patient care will make her a great addition to the SFEC team.
Amanda is a Central Vermont native who loves playing guitar and spending time with her loved ones. When Amanda is off the clock, she spends her time training her dog, Zeppelin.