Favorite quote: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind”
Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books? Anything true crime, doesn’t matter who writes or says it
What do you do at Valley Vision Optometry? I empower people with confidence while picking out a new set of glasses while helping achieve their best vision
What are your credentials/experience, for working in your position? My experience in customer service has prepared me for this role by learning the importance of patience and connection with the patients
What attracted you to work at Valley Vision Optometry? Being able to witness people seeing clearly again and knowing I was a step in that achievement
What’s your background? My background is in customer service driven jobs. Before VVO I had been a server for many years in a high pace restaurant, teaching me the importance of customer relationships
What are the values that drive you? Honesty, loyalty and motivation
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working? While I’m not working you can find me bundled up watching criminal minds or exploring the Alberni valley.
If I won the lottery tomorrow, I'd start a company. And, you know, keep working here.
The best piece of advice I've ever been given is that even though you may think you have achieved your goals, there is always more you can learn and achieve. From not having much experience with vision, I am challenged everyday with learning new tasks I didn’t know I could do.
What's the most inspiring part of your job? Watching people’s reactions when they first put on their new glasses and the change in their sight.