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. Jamie is married to Quinten and has two children (Peyton and Madison) and two stepsons. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, reading, and gardening. A fun fact about Jamie is both of her arms are double-jointed.
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 just outside Oskaloosa with her boyfriend (Mark) and her son (Isaac) and their dogs. Amy also enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending Isaac’s soccer games, camping and riding motorcycles and snowmobiles.
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 Fellowship Bible 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. Many people don’t know that Nichole has her motorcycle license!
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 feel great about themselves and also enjoys using her Spanish in the office to serve and communicate with patients who may otherwise have linguistic boundaries. In her free time, Haley enjoys hobbies of piano, percussion, harp, baking, and traveling. 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 Simpson College in Indianola where she studies neuroscience and chemistry and is a member of the Storms’ cross country and track teams. Kelsey hopes to continue on to optometry school in the fall of 2018.
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 a son-in-law. She also has a love for animals especially cats and dogs. A little known fact about Nancy is she played the violin in while she was in school.