Our Staff


Claudia Vera, Lead Optician
Claudia grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She has lived in Colorado since 2012 and loves the mountains. She has been an optician since 2005. She loves working with patients, striving for excellent patient satisfaction. She loves spending time with her family.

Richard Sandoval, Optician
Richard was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He has been an optician since 2013. Richard enjoys helping patients of all ages and loves the challenge of adjusting a patient’s glasses. Richard has a degree in graphic design, and enjoys art and music. During his free time, he attends a kickboxing class and loves attending concerts.

Kathy Hernandez-Fink, Optician
Kathy was born in Colorado, and grew up near Vista Eye Care. She started working as an optician in 2007 and loves helping patients find the perfect eyewear. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Jeff Jamison, Optician
Jeff has worked as an optician in Colorado since 2013. His passion is helping patients find their perfect eyewear! He enjoys spending his free time walking his two dogs and traveling.


Anthony Nguyen, Optician
Anthony is an Oklahoma native that moved to Denver in 2011 with his loving girlfriend Chrissy to pursue artistic endeavors. He has been an optician since 2010. Anthony holds a degree in graphic design and a minor in fashion marketing. He loves to keep up with the latest in trends and fashion styles. When he’s not providing an energetic attitude and accurate eye care, he loves spending time with Chrissy as well as their dogs.

Nichole McGee

Nichole McGee, Optical Manager
Nichole is a third-generation optician and a Colorado native who started her career in 1999. She can help you with many of your eye care needs throughout the office, although her true passion is eyewear. Nichole’s goal is to help you meet all of your eye care needs, while having fun, being comfortable, and looking fantastic. Nichole’s hobbies include sewing, baking, reading, target shooting, singing in a band, and spending time with her three children.

Sam, Ophthalmic Technician
Sam is originally from Cleveland, Ohio but has been in Colorado for almost a decade. She loves hiking, fishing, and spending time with her friends and family. Sam has been in the eye care field for three years and loves helping Vista Eye Care’s patients!


Mayra Delgado, Ophthalmic Technician
Mayra loves patient care and has been working as an ophthalmic technician for the last five years. In her spare time, she loves to play sports and hang out with her daughter and husband.

Amanda Alcorn

Amanda Alcorn, Patient Relations
Amanda was born and raised in Colorado. She started in the optometry field in 2015 and loves being able to learn something new every day. In her free time (and when she is not in school!), Amanda enjoys playing with her cat Maisy.

Jeannette Brown

Jeanette Brown, Patient Relations
Jeanette is a native to Colorado and grew up in the area. She started working in the optometry field ten years ago, but took a break to raise her two children. She is happy to be back in the optometry world, working with Vista Eye Care’s wonderful patients!

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Tara Pacheco, Patient Relations, Billing Specialist
Tara has worked for four years in the eye care industry as an optician, but lately has taken on the challenge of ophthalmic billing. Tara loves spending time with her husband, two sons, and her daughter.


Brittany Bishop, Billing Specialist
Brittany has been in the eye care industry since 2012 and enjoys helping patients get the care they need. She loves spending time with her family, cooking, and traveling.

Amanda de Neui

Amanda de Neui
Amanda grew up in a small town in Iowa, but moved to Colorado in 2015. She has been working as an optician since 2013, and enjoys helping her patients. In her free time, she loves to hike, volunteer at the local animal shelter, and cheer on her Minnesota Vikings!


Sonya Penaflor, Office Manager
As office manager, Sonya maintains our office, performs insurance billing, and handles patient care. Sonya loves to spend time with her son and husband, watching movies and enjoying the excitement of Broncos games!

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