Kim Householder, ABO
Our Optical Manager, Kim, couldn’t have picked a better profession. She is very people-oriented, caring, and experienced-having worked here since 1994. One of her favorite job aspects is watching the reaction of children and adults when they pick up their glasses and realize how much it’s improved their vision. In addition to being ABO certified, she recently completed the Essilor Optical Manager program. Kim has 2 children, 3 grandchildren, a miniature dachshund, and a cat. Kim stays active with managing Rec Plex concessions for Pontiac Jr. Baseball & Softball and attending her grandchildren’s school events.
Charity Burroughs, ABO, BA
Charity joined our practice in 2007, and has worked as an optician for a total of 11 years. She loves working with people and offers excellent advice regarding styles and lens options to create the best product for each patient’s lifestyle. Charity earned her Bachelor’s degree of liberal arts in 2005 and become ABO certified in 2014. She has a son and young daughter.
Josiah Hanson, BA
Josiah started working as an optician at Family Eye Care in 2017. He has a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and is currently studying for the ABO exam. Josiah likes the variety of tasks throughout the day here and is quickly fine-tuning his optical skills. He is very personable and enjoys talking and laughing with patients. At home, Josiah enjoys spending time with his wife, Meta, and daughter. Other hobbies including reading, videogames, watching sports (Cubs & Bears), and playing cards with friends.
Nicole Holt, CNA
Nicole joined our practice in 2017 with several years of optical experience already. In addition to currently working towards her ABO certification, she is a certified nursing assistant (CNA). She felt very welcomed and made to feel a part of the “family” as soon as she started working here. Additionally, she loves how the staff work together and have fun while doing it. Her passion, caring nature, love of interacting with people, and love of learning new things make her an excellent optician. At home, Nicole has two cats: Leo and Aries. In her free time, she enjoys canoeing and camping.