Meet Our Opticians
With over 25 years of experience as an Optician, Donna Venema has lectured nationally and written articles for several eyewear publications as well as consulting work on many aspects of the business.
Lindsay Lockbaum brings a warm personality and energetic approach to our optical department. Prior to joining our practice, she worked for a large optical laboratory in Pennsylvania. Lindsay is board-certified with the American Board of Opticianry (ABO). Lindsay’s experience, caring approach, and ability to assist patients in the selection of their new eyewear are vital components of our optical department.
Prior to joining our practice, Megan worked for three years with a private optical practice in Pennsylvania. She brings experience and a warm, caring approach to our optical department. Megan supports our patients in both the West Chester and Exton offices.
Pamela Scales brings a friendly and upbeat personality to our optical department. She brings 15 years of experience and takes a positive, hands-on approach to assisting each and every patient. Prior to joining our practice, she managed several optical departments for a large retailer in Pennsylvania. Her excitement for the latest eye wear fashion and lens technology helps make sure all of our patients look – and see – well!
Robert Bouchard, our Optical Manager, has over 20 years experience in the optical field. He has been board certified since 1990, and held the elite status of advanced optical certification since 2000. Robert is one of only a handful of Opticians in Pennsylvania to meet the rigorous standards necessary to qualify for National Advanced Certification. Additionally, he has taught Optics and Optical Dispensing at the college level. Robert’s work experience entails a wide range of management and dispensing experience from small eyewear boutiques to large Ophthalmology practices. Prior to joining our practice in May 2009, Robert managed one of the largest eyewear manufacturing facilities in the country.