Olson Eye Care provides the highest quality, compassionate optometry to ensure you and your family is healthy and happy. Meet our caring and compassionate team committed to providing exceptional eye care for your family. We are lucky to have the best team at all three of our locations.
Optical Gallery Manager
Daniel is our Optical Gallery Manager at Olson Eye Care Madison. He has worked in both Optometry and ophthalmology fields for over 25 years. His passion for people and relationship-building is contagious. Daniel has a special gift of finding the perfect frame for your face, coloring, and lifestyle. His other passion is food. Outside of work, you will find him in the kitchen, surrounded by his friends and family creating another exquisite new dish. He competed in PBS's Create cooking challenge where he placed 10th nationwide. He also loves relaxing in the sun and traveling to warm sunny beaches
Lead Patient Coordinator
Anna is our Lead Patient Care Coordinator at our Madison office. Her smiling face and a warm welcome will be greeting you when you arrive. Anna graduated from UW Madison with a degree in sociology and she's currently taking classes at MATC for medical billing. She is here to help with scheduling your appointment, insurance questions, and contact lens orders. Her hobbies include Bingo, and spending time with her family and her 4 beautiful Beagles, Maggie, Bailey, Sydney, and Bella.
Optical Lab Manager
Beth is our optical lab manager. She manages our on-site optical lab and helps ensure your glasses are made correctly. You will also see her in the optical gallery, helping patients with eye wear selection, adjustments, and repairs. Beth really enjoys helping our patients find a frame and lens to best suit their visual needs. As a 25-year radio veteran, she also has a passion for music. When passing by the optical lab you will likely hear her playing her favorite band, the Beatles. Outside of work, Beth enjoys creating new vegetarian meals and fostering dogs for the organization"Friends of Noah".
Heather joined the Olson Eye Care Team in 2018. She has a background in healthcare and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from UW-Madison. At Olson Eye Care you will find Heather taking on multiple tasks. She does exam pre-testing, contact lens training, deals with vision insurance claims for all 3 locations, and phone triage to name a few. She enjoys educating patients and strives to provide outstanding patient care. Outside of work, Heather enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, listening to live music, and cheering on the Badgers.
Joni joined the Madison Olson Eye Care team in early 2022. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Nursing with an emphasis in Pediatrics from the College of St. Catherine. At OEC, you will find her performing the eye pretesting prior to seeing the doctor. Joni strives to provide excellent care using an individualized and kind approach for each patient. Outside of the eye clinic, Joni is grateful for any time spent with her husband, four kids, goldendoodle and large extended family and friends. She loves traveling, boating and pretty much anything outdoors!
Taylor is our Billing Specialist at Olson Eye Care. She joined the OEC team in 2022 and helps all three locations with their billing needs. Taylor is originally from the Madison area and earned her degree at Northcentral Technical College. After graduation, she became interested the the eyecare industry and started working at a private practice. Taylor is very detail oriented and is always eager to answer any billing questions our patients may have. Outside of work, you can often find Taylor and her husband outdoors with their three dogs, or riding their motorcycle. They have 2 yellow labs, Sage and Grizzly, a Husky Mix Mya, and a Cat Stella. She also enjoys hunting, dog training, and relaxing at the family cabin. "Thank you Veterans!" -Taylor
Patient Care Coordinator
Vickie is the patient care coordinator at the Lake Mills office. She has over 30 years of working in the eye care industry and is always eager to provide our patients with a wonderful experience. Vickie is available to help patients schedule appointments, address their insurance questions and help with eyewear selection and repairs. In her free time, Vickie enjoys spending time with her family.
Michelle is a certified optometric technician with over 15 years of experience in the eye care field. She strives to provide our patients with a comfortable experience during their pre-testing prior to seeing the doctor. When she's not involved in patient care she looks forward to football season. Michelle also enjoys listening to music, decorating her home, and spending time with her pets.
Katrina is the lead optician and office manager at the Lake Mills office. She is dedicated to great patient care and has over 30 years in the optical industry. She is very knowledgeable on lens products and frames that will best serve your visual needs. It is her goal to help you see and look great. In her free time Katrina loves to read, rehabbing furniture into incredible works of art and spending time with her family.
Patient Care Coordinator
Dawn is one of our patient care coordinators on the Lake Mills team. She has worked in healthcare for 20+ years. She worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant for many years and then recently transitioned into the eyecare field. Her passion for helping patients is apparent when you meet her.
Dawn and her husband Tim have 4 adult boys, and an elderly cat named Punkin. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, reading, and spending time with family. (She's also very excited to become a grandma this summer!)
Marcia is our office manager at Olson Eye Care Waupun. She has over 23 years of optical experience and always strives to provide extraordinary patient care. When you arrive, you will see her welcoming face at the front desk. Marcia also enjoys meeting with our frames vendors choosing unique frames for our office. She believes in creating long-lasting, caring relationships with the people in the community. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her 3 daughters, trying new restaurants and long walks with her dog Clover
Michaela is an optician at Olson Eye Care Waupun. She started working in optical 7 years ago when living in Iowa. Finding the perfect frame for our patient's face shape, lifestyle and visual needs is her passion. She loves seeing the smile on our patient's faces when they find that perfect frame. Outside of work, Michaela enjoys shopping, cheering on the BEARS, (sorry Packer fans), and spending time with her boyfriend and stepchildren
Shelly started working with Olson Eye Care in 2016. At that time she was new to optical and eager to learn. Since then she's worn many hats in the office. From billing, front desk, and helping with specialty testing. Shelly enjoys helping our patients have an effortless, educational, positive experience at our office. In her free time, she enjoys reading Nick Sparks, watching Packer and Badger football, and spending time with her husband and cats.
Rachael has been working in the optical field as a certified ophthalmic assistant for 8 years. She joined Olson Eye Care in May, following the unexpected passing of her mother-in-law Char, who held the same position at OEC for the past 15 years. Racheal, like Char, is caring, a great listener, and has a passion for helping others.
Rachael was born and raised in Beaver Dam and resides there with her husband Matt, daughter Brinley and their dog Axolot. In her free time, she enjoys exercise, hunting and reading her Bible. Her favorite verse is, “Let everything you do be done with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14
Carma joined the Waupun team in April 2023. She has a background in graphic design and has worked in health care for several years. While living in San Fransisco, she found a passion for the eyecare field. As she gained experience, she learned how important routine vision care is. Carma loves being a part of helping patients not only see well but feel good about how they look in their eyewear.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, 2 stepchildren, 2 dogs, and 4 cats. Carma also enjoys drawing, painting, and being outdoors biking, hiking, and kayaking.
In 2023, we lost Char a vital part of our team. Char was an integral part of our team and served in the same practice for 56 years! Char's caring spirit and love of live will be remembered for years to come at Olson Eye Care. She will be missed but never forgotten.