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 Front Office Team Members will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.
Amanda is the Optical Coordinator at Ridgeview Eye Care and she brings more than 14 years of experience in the customer service field with her. She excels in fitting our patients with the perfect frame and lens combination to accentuate their style and maximize their visual performance. Amanda follows each individual, specialized eyewear order from the moment it is selected until it is personalized and fit specifically to you. While you are anxiously awaiting your new pair of glasses, Amanda is right there in the lab cutting the lenses and making sure each individual glasses order is perfect.
Continually improving her knowledge and skills, Amanda jumps at each opportunity to receive further training and education. She has attended national eyewear conferences such as Vision Expo West in Las Vegas and local conferences such as The Heart of America. Most recently, Amanda completed a 6-month Management Development Program in Dallas, Texas. Amanda is 100% dedicated and passionate about the work she does and exceeding your expectations is her number one priority.
Amanda was born in San Diego, California and has lived in many places, including Italy. She grew up in Olathe, where she graduated from Olathe East High School. Following high school, she moved to Lawrence, where she currently lives with her husband, Chris, and their daughters, Kenzie and Janda. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time with family and friends, lifting weights, reading, and just about anything outdoors (when it is warm).
Lexy works as an eyewear stylist in our optical department. She assists patients after they have been examined by the doctor, by styling them with the eyewear that will best suit their lifestyle needs. Learning about their everyday activities in order to assist with the selection of their eyewear and being able to provide their best visual solution is just a couple of her favorite parts of her job.
She has been in the optical industry for about five years, starting her journey working for Oakley. Lexy continued with Luxottica at Lens Crafters for two more years. Her absolute favorite part of being an Optician is getting to watch kids put on their first pair of glasses.
Lexy was raised in the small town of Mulvane Kansas. After high school, she received a scholarship to dance for JCCC in Overland Park and then continued her dance career for the professional indoor soccer team, the Missouri Comets. In her spare time, you can usually find her playing outside with her three-year-old daughter, Raeleigh James. She looks forward to continuing her knowledge in optics and helping the world to see a little better.
My name is Alexa, I have been an optician at Ridgeview Eye Care for almost two years. Also worked in the retail business for a while and have customer service experience. On my days off I like to enjoy time with my husband and son Angelo. You can find us in parks, playing tennis and riding bicycles. "Life is beautiful so make the most out of it" is my credo.
Brittani serves as an Eyewear Stylist in our optical department. She loves to help patients with their frames and glasses selections.
Brittani was born and raised in Wichita, KS before she moved to Spring Hill in 2019. She graduated from Wichita State University with a degree in Psychology. Before joining the Ridgeview Eye Care team, she spent several years working in El Dorado, KS at the Butler County newspaper selling print and digital advertising. In her free time, she enjoys traveling back to Wichita to spend time with family, exploring the KC area with her fiancee, Matthew, going to concerts and sporting events, and hanging out with her chocolate lab, Dottie.
Piper serves as an eyewear stylist in our optical department. She assists patients in selecting the perfect eyewear that will not only give them the best vision possible but also help them look and feel their best. Piper loves getting to know patients personally and meeting new people. One of her favorite parts of the job is seeing the look on a patient's face the first time they try on their new glasses. As someone with a strong prescription herself, she understands the importance of eye health and how the right pair of glasses can grow confidence! She grew up in Olathe and is an Olathe Northwest graduate. She also just graduated from JCCC this past December with an Associate's of Liberal Arts degree. Piper now lives in De Soto with her husband, Cody, and dog, Henry. Piper comes to us with a background in retail management at both Rally House and Bath & Body Works. In her free time, she loves hanging out with Cody and Henry at home, or at the dog park. You can also often find her talking about all things Disney!
Sydnie works as a technician in our clinical department. She performs the pretesting for patients before they see the doctor during an exam. Teaching kiddos how to do contacts and watching them get it for the first time along with, getting to experience visual improvements in cataract surgery patients, and educating on the health and wellness of the eyes are some of her favorite things about being a technician.
Before she started a career in the optical industry, Sydnie worked as a tax associate/bookkeeper for a local tax firm and has several years of experience in customer service. She also has previous eyewear experience from working for Oakley while in college.
Sydnie is from the local small town of Louisburg, Kansas. After High School, she earned her associate's degree in Liberal Arts from JCCC in Overland Park. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors and watching the show Friends on repeat.
Hannah is a part of the technician team here at Ridgeview Eye Care who helps take you through the process of preparing for your exam, from special imaging and tests to get to know what brought you in today to see one of our doctors. She is originally from outside Topeka, moved to Emporia for college to pursue a bachelor's degree in sociology and a minor in psychology. Hannah was a lead teacher in early childhood and moved up to the Olathe area 6 years ago to work with young toddlers. She has learned so much about the anatomy and working of the eye and sight since starting here and continues to learn and enjoy meeting and working with the patients.
Cailen is a Clinical Team Member here at Ridgeview Eye Care. She went to school for esthetics at Entourage Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics where she earned her State of Kansas Esthetics License. She is also certified in the IPL laser that we offer here for dry eye treatment. Cailen is originally from Kansas City, MO but came here for middle school and then eventually graduated from Olathe East High school. Some of her favorite hobbies include traveling, shopping, and hanging out with friends. When she is not at work she enjoys spending quality time with her family and dog, Wylie that she adores very much.
Brenna is one of our clinical team members here at Ridgeview Eye Care and is currently growing her marketing experience by being a part of our social media team. She will be the one assisting patients throughout the appointment process, prior to the patient being seen by one of our doctors. With a degree in Spanish from Missouri Western, Brenna also assists our bilingual patients during exams.
Before working as one of our optometrist technicians, Brenna worked in customer service for over seven years. She worked in the retail industry and the dental field before ending up in the world of optometry.
As a long term Olathe resident, Brenna spends her free time with friends and family. A forever dog lover, she has two dogs of her own that have their own Instagram. You can also find Brenna in the kitchen baking yummy desserts that sometimes make their way to our office potlucks.
Cassie is our scheduling coordinator who also specializes in Myopia Control and Specialty Contact Lenses. You've probably talked to her if you've ever called the office! Prior to working at Ridgeview Eyecare, Cassie knew something was missing in her career. She loves the patient interaction she gets every day while also being able to grow and learn in the optometric field. She has prior experience in childcare so focusing on Myopia Control is the perfect fit. She also has a husband and daughter who she absolutely adores. They like to spend a lot of time outdoors with the rest of her big family. Cassie is an aspiring environmentalist and nature lover. Have questions about those daily disposables? You can bring them to the office for her to recycle!
Lauren is the Insurance Coordinator for Ridgeview Eye Care. Most of her day is spent contacting different insurance companies on behalf of our patients, to make sure their benefits are contributing as they should be. If you have insurance or billing questions, you will most likely be transferred to Lauren. While most of her time is spent working with insurance, two days a week Lauren travels to our DeSoto location, where she is the office coordinator.
Having attended several conferences, Lauren is up to date on all things HIPAA and OSHA. Lauren also runs our safety frame program, working with different companies all over the metro to make sure their employees are properly protected and able to prevent serious eye injuries.
A resident of Shawnee, Lauren graduated from Shawnee Mission North and then continued her education by attending classes at Emporia State University. Lauren was in the banking field for two years before joining our team. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband and their two boys, Maxwell and Whitley, reading, and going to the lake during the hot Kansas summers!
Maura serves as our contact lens coordinator and is one of the first smiling faces you will see when entering Ridgeview Eye Care. She loves meeting new people and getting to know patients on a personal basis. Maura strives for each contact lens patient to receive an experience that exceeds expectations by personally assisting each patient in maximizing their contact lens benefits and manufacturer rebates.
She has extensive customer service and sales experience including Starbucks! In Maura's free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jordan, and singing in a local women's choir.
Hannah is the concierge at Ridgeview Eye Care. She greets all of our patients and checks them in for appointments or connects them with an optical team member. Hannah grew up in Derby, KS, and attended both Cowley Community College and Kansas State University where she is currently finishing a BA in Marketing online.
Hannah has worked in customer care since high school and has learned that providing excellent service can leave a lasting impact on patients and create a highly motivated team. Outside of work, cooking has recently become her favorite hobby and while they aren't always a success it’s fun trying something new. Having only lived in Olathe for a few months, she loves exploring the greater Kansas City area and taking day-long road trips.