Our Staff

Learn more about our world-class staff at Gunderson Eyecare!

Office Manager and Chief Insurance Advocate

Mary has been with Gunderson Eyecare since February 2007. She is a specialist inpatient and insurance accounts. She works hard using her knowledge and experience to help patients get the most of their vision and medical eye care insurance benefits. Although Office Manager and Chief Insurance Advocate is Mary's job title, don't be surprised to see her jumping in to help in any area of the office. Mary is very capable and trained to fulfill any role in the office.

"My husband, Jeff, and I live in Ferdinand. We have two daughters, Samantha and Jordan. I enjoy cooking, reading, doing crafts, and spending time with family and friends."

 

Senior Optometric Technician

Bridget
Bridget has been assisting the Doctors of Gunderson Eyecare since February of 2008. With an associate's degree in science from Vincennes University, she is well trained in both preliminary and specialized eye health and vision tests. As a Senior Optometric Technician, she will likely begin your examination by identifying your visual needs and ocular health concerns and communicate these findings to the Doctors.

Bridget will greet you with a comforting smile and warm conversation to make you feel at ease. She also helps the practice with communication on our website and social media outlets by providing fresh up to date information.

Bridget and her husband Matt live in Jasper with their two daughters, Anna and Eve. They love being outdoors, gardening and spending time at the local parks. She also enjoys baking, canning and being with family and friends.

Patient Relations Specialist

StacyJoining the practice in 2010, Stacy’s voice is most likely the first voice you will hear on the phone. She welcomes you to the office and will assist you with any questions or needs you may have. With a degree in education, Stacy excels in communicating with each patient on a personal level. She makes it her first priority to meet the individual needs of each patient.

"My husband, Phil, and I live in Ireland. We have 2 daughters, Jessica and Marissa. I enjoy spending time with family and friends as well as cooking, traveling, and doing volunteer work."

Senior Eyewear Specialist and Inventory Control Manager

sandyWith an associate degree in Optometric Technology from Indiana University and years of experience in eye care, Sandy became an integral part of our team in 2011. She brings with her a vast knowledge of eyeglass lenses and frames. She looks forward to assisting patients with their eyewear selections to ensure they get optimal style and vision out of their glasses and contact lenses.

"My husband, Andy, and I live in Huntingburg.  We have 3 children and one grandson. I enjoy putting together puzzles, watching movies, traveling and spending time with family."

Senior Eyewear Specialist and Communications Liason

A native of Tell City we welcome Patty "home" to Southern Indiana. She joined our practice in May of 2012 after living and working in optometry in Florida for a number of years. She uses her years of experience to assist Drs. Todd and Kim in delivering quality patient care. She also uses her comforting personality to ensure that our patient's needs and concerns are addressed and understood. She works as a communication liaison between the Doctors and those whom we serve.

"My husband, Michael, and I live in Jasper. I enjoy boating, salt water fishing, cooking and frequent trips to Florida to spend time with our two daughters and six grandsons."

Eyewear Specialist & Social Outreach Ambassador

AngieIt is with exuberance and dedication that Angie meets the role of Inventory Coordinator. Joining us in June of 2012, her sense of style and fashion bring a unique flair to the eyewear selection process.

It is easy to look to her to know the latest trends or colors. She is always happy to offer an opinion on style or just a friendly smile and welcoming words. She insists on trying most styles and lines herself to ensure the best quality and style for our patients.

"I am a lifelong resident of Jasper and Ireland. I am married to David and have two grown children, Chase (and wife, Kathryn)and Sagan (and her husband Mick). I previously worked for 23 years in OB/GYN. I so enjoy working with the doctors and staff at Gunderson Eyecare. I would love for you to stop by and let me show you our frame selection."

Eyewear Stylist

TaylorTaylor’s infectious optimism and brilliant smile brighten your personalized experience while selecting the perfect eyewear. Both her health sciences degree and experience in health care allow her to carefully recommend both a fun and fashionable frame as well as the best products to optimize vision.

My husband, Jason, and I live in Jasper. We have two sons named Athan and Abram. I enjoy spending time with my family, running, going hiking and playing with our dog, Gracie.

Patient Services Specialist

Blakney
Blakney will often be the first person you meet when you walk into the office at Gunderson Eyecare. She will welcome you and gather the necessary information to begin any appointment in our office. Her degree in Administrative Office Technology has given Blakney both the skill and knowledge to maintain accurate information and records as well as be a liaison with insurance companies for patients.

My husband, Jacob, and I live in Celestine. We enjoy spending our time with family and friends. I also enjoy taking long walks, reading, and look forward to starting a new hobby of gardening with our first garden.

Optical Manager and Eyewear Specialist

Joining the Gunderson Eyecare team in 2019, Lia uses her experience and knowledge in the industry to carefully recommend both a fun and fashionable frame as well as the best products to optimize vision. In addition, she works closely with representatives from our frame manufacturers to ensure that the newest fashions and styles can be found at Gunderson Eyecare.

Lia and her husband, Rob live in Ferdinand. They have four children: Evan, Nathan, Ava and Sara. Outside of work, Lia enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, and volunteering.