Meet the Staff
Jamie was added to our team in 2011 as Insurance/Accounts Coordinator. She holds a degree from Indian Hills Community College in Medical Coding & Billing and enjoys helping patients with their insurance and billing questions. Jamie is married to Quinten and between the two of them they have four children. She attends Federated Fellowship Church in Pella. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, attending Oskaloosa sporting events, reading, and gardening.
Amy joined Oskaloosa Vision in 2015 as a Receptionist. She enjoys greeting and meeting patients as they arrive at Oskaloosa Vision Center. She hopes each patient feels welcome and comfortable in our office. Amy lives in Fremont with her boyfriend, Mark. She has one son, Isaac, who attends Simpson College. Amy enjoys walking, riding motorcycles and spending time with her family.
Nichole Montavon, ABOC, FANO
Nichole is from Oskaloosa, has worked in our office as an Optician since 2009, and became an American Board of Opticianry certified Optician in 2012 and currently serves on the Iowa Optician’s Association Board of Directors. She loves helping people find the right frame and lenses for their lifestyle and is never afraid of repairing glasses. Nichole attends The Bridge Church. She has two children (Alydia and Brant), who keep her quite busy with sports, church, and school. Nichole also enjoys softball, biking, camping, and reading.
Haley joined our staff in 2016 as a dispensing optician. She was born and raised in Oskaloosa and holds a Spanish degree from Central College. Haley loves helping patients choose eyewear that makes them look and see their best, and using her Spanish to connect with patients who may otherwise have linguistic boundaries. In her free time, Haley enjoys traveling, baking, and playing a wide variety of musical instruments. She is married to Adam and they have a dog named Fred.
Kelsey, our student intern, has been on staff since 2013. She is able work in several areas of the office and has enjoyed learning not only patient care but also the business side of optometry. Kelsey currently attends Indiana University College of Optometry in Bloomington, Indiana and hopes to come back to Oskaloosa once she has completed her degree. She enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, and traveling.
Angie has been an Optometric Technician on our team since 2009. She enjoys getting to know each of the patients while assisting the doctors. Angie loves the excitement that children bring to the office! She is a graduate of Oskaloosa High School, Indian Hills Community College, and Grandview University. Angie’s hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, art, photography, volleyball, playing board and card games, camping, and fishing. Angie attends Fellowship Bible Church in Oskaloosa.
Denise was added as a Receptionist to our staff in 2015. She came to us with over 7 years of experience working in healthcare. As she cares for our patients, she enjoys talking with them and getting to know each patient and family. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, and working in the yard. Denise is married to Don and has two cats. Denise is also involved in her church, First Presbyterian of Oskaloosa where her husband serves as Pastor.
Nancy, an Oskaloosa native, joined Oskaloosa Vision in 2001 as an Optometric Technician. She says the best part about her job is that she gets to know our patients personally as she helps them with their exams. Nancy is married and has two daughters and two son-in-laws, plus an adorable grandson. She also has a love for animals especially cats and dogs. A little known fact about Nancy is she played the violin while she was in school.