Jean joined the office in February 2011 and is happy to assist our patients with appointments, referrals, checking in and out, and questions on billing and insurance. She enjoys family activities with her husband Steve, her son Sean and Lola the family dog. Jean also enjoys gardening and working on home improvement projects.
Angel joined our team as an optician in August of 2011. She has experience working in the optical field for ten years. She assists our patients with a variety of optical needs. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her precious daughter Laila, an aspiring soccer player with a keen sense of humor.
Ruth joined our team as an ophthalmic assistant in February 2013. She has 15 years' experience. She relocated to Columbia from Central Florida to join her husband who was fortunate to be offered a permanent position after working as a contractor for two years. She enjoys making trips back to Florida to see her family, going to the beach, walking, and going to the movies.
Alaina has been a technician at Mason Family Vision since June 2014. She is currently taking classes at the University of South Carolina to finish her undergraduate degree. Her favorite activities involve anything on the water, hiking, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Shirley came to the Columbia area almost fifteen years ago when her husband, Peter, was transferred to Ft. Jackson from Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver. They have two grown daughters, who are married and one grandson who resides in Colorado. In addition to working “behind the scenes” at Mason Family Vision, Shirley is a long-time volunteer at her church and takes Tai Chi classes.
Job duties include schedule appointments and insurance verification. Specialties include Preliminary testing, Visual Field Testing, Optomap Retinal Imaging, topography, NCT, visual acuities, contact lens training/ordering, and contact lens/glasses dispensing. Hobbies include reading, traveling, collecting rare items, nail design, and learning new things.
Shea is American Board of Opticianry Certified and licensed by the South Carolina Board of Opticianry. She has 27 years experience in all aspects of fitting, adjusting, and interpreting prescription eyewear. Shea is a proud mother of two beautiful daughters. When not working, she enjoys reading, writing and coffee.