Alena Baranova has been working in the optical world for 14 years. She is an ABO certified optician and also works as an optometric assistant. What she loves about her job is “putting a smile on a kid’s face!” She enjoys helping all patients, but when a child has eyes wide open and says, “Mom, I can see!” that makes Alena’s day.
Kimberly Banker has been an optician for over 20 years. She is an ABO certified optician, and what she loves most about her job are the patients and her co-workers. A fun fact about Kimberly is that her favorite color is pink, maybe you can tell that from her picture!
Eugene Kharam is Crystal Vision Clinic’s optical manager. He is an ABO certified optician who has been working in the optical world for 16 years. He has also had a career as a teacher and vice principal. When asked what he loves about his job, Eugene said, “Everything!” In particular, he enjoys the combination of technical skills and fashion the job requires.
Kate Kantowski has been an optician for 12 years. She is an ABO certified optician who is passionate about helping people see. She especially likes helping children find their first pair of glasses; the look on their faces when they see the world clearly for the first time is priceless.
Jim Lundstrom has worked in optical for 33 years. He enjoys helping people find the right frame, especially when it’s something they may not have tried themselves. He loves to ride his bike and play golf, but preferably not at the same time!