Renee has been with Bear Eye Associates for 28 years and is a "jack-of-all-trades" in the office. As Office Manager and Optician, Renee is usually at the front desk or helping patients select eyewear in the Optical Boutique. Renee is a Certified ParaOptometric Assistant and is also our HIPPA Compliance Officer. She assists the Doctor, helps patients with contact lenses and deals with insurance issues. Renee always "goes the extra mile" for our patients and her warm friendly personality consistently gets her the most gifts from patients during the holiday season. Renee enjoys spending time at the beach and participating in Greek activities at her church.
Athena has been with Bear Eye for 7 years and helps at the front desk. She loves Greek dancing, water sports, scuba diving and rock concerts. She is an avid Eagles fan, proud grandmother and assists the Alzheimer's Association. She only works part time so your best chance to experience her bubbly personality is Monday or Wednesday evening.
Doug is a very experienced Optician and will assist you in our Optical Boutique. Originally from Bethlehem, PA., Doug graduated from Moravian College with a major in Biology. Doug is married and has three beautiful daughters and three grandchildren. He owned his own optical business in Pennsylvania for 25 years before moving to Delaware. His interests include antiques and colonial architecture. He plays tennis and tries to play golf when not taking care of his new mini-goldendoodle puppy.
Jaime has 19 years of experience in the optical field. She grew up on a horse farm in Townsend, which explains her love of animals. She enjoys traveling, crafts, spending time with friends and family, and attending events with her daughter who is an All-Star Cheerleader. Be sure to congratulate her since she recently got engaged.
Barb has been with Bear Eye Associates for 19 years and travels all the way from Allentown a couple days each week to help us. She is a graduate of the University of Delaware and has held several national offices in her Church. Barb assists patients in our Boutique and at the front desk. She enjoys skiing and the Jersey shore, literally. She also bears a strong resemblance to another employee in our office.
Jordanna is a sophomore at the University of Delaware majoring in English and plans to become a Screenwriter upon graduation. She enjoys musical theatre and creating lighting design for the theatre. In her free time, Jordanna enjoys reading, writing, listening to music and eating Italian food (especially Spaghetti). You may not notice her, because Jordanna only works part-time and usually helps in the business office or lab.
Cathy is a Licensed Practical Nurse with 99 years of experience in eye care. Cathy previously worked at the Nemours Clinic, and has been with Bear Eye Associates for the past 16 years. She drives all the way from her home in Seaford to help us. Cathy's warm and caring personality keeps many patients coming back just to see her. Cathy functions as an Ophthalmic Assistant for the Doctor and also as an Optician in the Optical Boutique. Unfortunately, you may miss her because she only works part-time. When at home, Cathy is active in her church and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.