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THE STAFF AT EyeCare Professionals of Powell

Our friendly staff at EyeCare Professionals of Powell are dedicated to providing care in an atmosphere of compassion and respect. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of eye care through continuing education, utilizing the latest state-of-the-art equipment, technology, contact lenses, and eyewear products.

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Meet Our Team in Powell, Ohio

From toddler to senior and everyone between, EyeCare Professionals of Powell offers the premier services you need to maintain the quality vision you and your family members deserve. Our team of experienced eye care professionals are assisted by our highly trained technicians and our efficient, compassionate front office staff. By choosing EyeCare Professionals of Powell, you’re choosing Powell‘s most reliable full-range eye care provider.

Taylor M
Practice Manager

Taylor grew up with a large extended family in Upper Arlington. After graduation, she spent nine years teaching young children at Burbank Early Childhood School. Needing a change, Taylor jumped in to the optometry world in 2017 as an Optometric Technician. She values connecting with patients, helping them achieve their best vision, and eye health. She is currently working to become a Certified Paraoptometric Technician, and learning from the experienced veteran doctors and staff at Eyecare professionals of Powell.

In her free time Taylor fosters dogs for local animal rescue Speak! for the the unspoken. Speak! is a foster based rescue that specializes in blind/deaf and other special needs dogs and cats. She enjoys traveling with friends and family, going to concerts, spending time outdoors and finding the best restaurants in the city.


Jason S

Jason took over as VP of Business Development and Vendor relations for OPTOMETRIC MANAGEMENT GROUP in 2020. Jason has over 24 years of experience in the optical field. He serves on the Ohio Optometric Association East West Committee. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Business in Business Management in 2004. Jason is the proud father of Wyatt, Hudson and husband to Abigail. He and his family reside in the Lewis Center area.


Carla B
Front Desk

Carla will greet you at the front desk with a smile. Carla joined our office in 2012 with over 13 years of experience. Carla is originally from the Ashland area. Carla is married to Dan and resides in the Powell area. Carla has two children and four grandchildren.


Gina W

Gina Whaley has been a technician in the Eye Care Professionals family since 2016. Gina assists patients prior to their comprehensive examinations in all areas of pre-testing such as autorefraction and visual fields testing. She also received her CPO certification in 2017. Gina is a graduate of The Ohio State University and enjoys spending time with her 3 children as well as reading and watching sports.


Candice C

Candice joined our team as an optometric technician in October of 2020. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and Environmental Science from Miami University and she earned her certified paraoptometric license in 2022. Prior to entering the optical field, she spent many years as an educator at the Columbus Zoo, Cincinnati Zoo, and an outdoor education center in southwestern Ohio. Candice enjoys animals, photography, hiking, and exploring area parks with her family.


Chris G
Front Desk

Chris comes to Eyecare Professionals with years of customer service experience.  She is a long-time resident of Powell and is an OSU graduate.  Outside of work, she enjoys reading mystery novels, seeing the latest movies, and trying new restaurants for breakfast.


Front Desk

Meghan is an alumni of Columbus State Community College’s Culinary Apprenticeship program. She is a certified Sous Chef and worked as a Pastry Assistant for 4 years at Scioto Country Club. She is excited to bring her customer service experience to EyeCare Professionals and learn more about the world of eye care. Meghan is a dual citizen of Germany and America, and speaks fluent German although she has lived in Hilliard, OH for much of her life. She tries to visit her family in Bavaria as often as possible. In her free time, she paints, sings, and plays with her 2 boston terriers Maja and Cashew.


Samantha B
Front Desk

Samantha works at our front desk. Born and raised in Columbus, she is a proud alumni of Bishop Ready High School. She has worked in customer service for over 10 years. In her free time Samantha enjoys a quiet weekend cross stitching with her pets.


Wendy M
Frame Stylist

Wendy joined our office in 2015. Wendy will greet you at the front desk and the optical department. Wendy has over 4 years of experience in the optical field. Wendy studied Nursing at Clark State. Wendy and her family reside in the Dublin area.


Frame Stylist

Susan joined our Optical Team as a Frame Stylist in September 2023. She has a Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts from Ohio Northern University and a Masters in Business Administration from Capital University. Susan first began working in the field of optometry as a Realeyes Coordinator, managing and presenting an eye health and safety curriculum created for elementary and middle school students. When not at work, Susan chauffeurs her children to various activities and enjoys crafting, baking and traveling.

Madison H
Frame Stylist

Madi joined our team in the fall of 2020. She greatly enjoys connecting with patients and helping them to feel confident in the glasses they wear. She is currently studying in the STEM field and plans on receiving a degree in Biomedical Engineering. She spends her free time having fun with her four dogs, gecko, and family. Her other interests include art, baking, and keeping up with the latest fashion trends.


Michele S
Frame Stylist

Michele is the newest addition to the Eyecare Professional of Powell team, joining us in 2023. Her passion for optometry started back in college at Kent State, where she worked at a small, family-like practice. After a hiatus to care for her mom, she's thrilled to be back in the field. 

When she's not in the office, you'll find Michele in her garden alongside her Doberman, Poppy, or at the gym cycling, boxing, and lifting weights. These are her personal 'ZEN' zones that keep her grounded. She's eager to bring her positive energy into the practice and can't wait to meet you all!


Kelsey joined our team in January 2024 as a Technician. She is new to the optometry field and is excited to learn. Outside of work she spends most of her time reading and spending time with her husband and their dog Spud.

Fatima joined the Technician team at Eyecare Professionals of Powell in 2023. Wanting to explore options in healthcare led her to optometry. She enjoys taking care of patients, learning best practices, and exploring the ins and outs of eyecare. When not in the office Fatima enjoys spending time with her kitties reading a good book.



Krista comes to our practice with 25 years of optical experience. She started her journey as a Certified Ophthalmology Technician for a large ophthalmology practice in Columbus, OH. She then expanded her knowledge with training to become a Licensed Dispensing Optician in 2014. Krista makes the frame and lens selection process an ease for patients by sharing her extensive knowledge and experience. In her spare time, she very much enjoys family time with her two granddaughters, exploring new foods, and restaurants with her husband. 

Chloe A
Optometric Technician

Attending OSU College of Optometry in the fall of 2023.

I started my Optometry journey in 2020 working as a technician at EyeCare Professionals. I recently graduated with a bachelors degree from Miami University this past May and I am currently applying to Optometry school. In the past I have worked as a waitress, and caregiver, and volunteer for Opening Minds Through Art. In my free time I enjoy lifting weights, traveling, trying new restaurants with friends, hiking, and watching movies.


Mia J
Optometric Technician

Mia started working as a technician at EyeCare Professionals in May 2022. Mia is from the Powell area and currently attends The Ohio State University. Mia is studying Biology with a minor in Public Health and is involved in Pre-Optometry Club, EyesOnHealth, BuckeyeThon, and Delta Omega Kappa. In Mia’s free time, she enjoys watching movies, reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Anneke P
Registered Apprentice Optician

Anneke started with our team in spring of 2023 as a frame stylist and is currently an optical apprentice working towards her license. She graduated from The University of Dayton with a degree in psychology, specializing in child development, and has over 5 years experience working with autistic children. In her free time she enjoys creating art, playing with her pets, and playing disc golf.



EyeCare Professionals of Powell in Powell

EyeCare Professionals of Powell provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Powell. Our eye care experts offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at EyeCare Professionals of Powell aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.