Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.
Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.
Lori Temp is a people person and a greeter extraordinaire! She enjoys her daily interactions with people at the clinic in many different capacities throughout the day. She was a teacher and Children’s Ministry Director before joining our staff. Outside of work, Lori is a wife, mother, and grandma to four beautiful grandchildren.
Taylor LaFave has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and has worked in the optical field for two years. What she enjoys about her job is the people! She says both her co-workers and the patients are amazing and kind. Outside of work, Taylor enjoys using and sharing Young Living products and hanging out with her dog Titan.
Melissa has worked as a patient representative in the medical field for many years, though this is her first job in the optical business. She enjoys meeting and greeting patients and contributing to team by making sure patients are checked in efficiently. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, shopping and music, and she loves spending time with her daughter.
Ali Nila is working in the optical field for the first time in our clinic. Prior to this job, she worked as a therapist. She enjoys getting to know new people each day. Outside of work, Ali enjoys kayaking and exploring Minnesota’s lakes. She also speaks Spanish.
Tina John has been working in the optical field for 19 years. She is currently our billing specialist, but also serves as an optometric assistant, patient representative, and optician when needed. She loves helping people and the challenge of tracking claims as a billing specialist. Tina has also recently completed her Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certification.
Rita Endres has been working at Crystal Vision Clinic for two years. She formerly had a 30-year career as an English teacher, instructional coach, and staff development facilitator. In her new role at Crystal Vision Clinic, she enjoys meeting the many wonderful patients and working with an excellent team of professionals.