Providing quality eyeware to the residents of Simcoe County for over 40 years.
Lisa is Registered Optician-licensed in 2007. She is one of the co-managers of Huronia Optical. Lisa is very active in the community and is always looking for new business ventures for Huronia Optical. In 2016 Lisa expanded her opticianry knowledge to include the dispensing of low vision aids. This allows her to help those with macular degeneration achieve functional vision when glasses are no longer a viable option. Lisa is a highly knowledgeable and proficient soft contact lens fitter and mentor. With an extensive knowledge of ophthalmic products and sunwear, she provides customers with an inviting and invaluable purchase experience.
Tina is a Registered Optician-licensed in 1998. With prior management and ownership experience, she complements the skills of her co-management partner. Tina is a contact lens fitter-experienced in fitting both soft and rigid contact lenses. With now over 20 years of experience in the optical industry Tina offers her clients a purchase experience that goes beyond just the fashion of eyewear. Tina believes that a good decision is an educated one-and she will guide you to the right products that will satisfy your everyday needs. Tina’s extensive knowledge, years of experience and leadership skills have proven to be a true asset to the operation of Huronia Optical.
Katie is Registered Optician. She has been licensed since 2015. She completed her internship with Huronia Optical throughout her program at Georgian College. Katie is a contact lens fitter who is experienced in both rigid and soft lens fits. She is knowledgeable in eyeglass and frame designs making her valuable in dispensing current and appropriate eyewear for all ages.
Carol has been with Huronia Optical since 1993. She plays an import and administrative role in the store. She is also very well versed in customer service and can wear many hats within this very busy retail operation. She has extensive knowledge in the areas of health and safety, human resources and insurance.
Chantelle joined the Huronia Optical Team after recently graduating from Georgian College in the Medical Office Administration Program. As a local girl, Chantelle identifies with many of our current clientele. Her past customer service experience and extensive organizational skills have made her a perfect addition to our team.
Teresa joined our team in early 2015 with previous optometric experience including office administration and management. With a growing passion and desire for being the best she can be and offering the best service to our customers and patients, Teresa has began a new journey in 2016 studying to become an optician. Teresa graduated the NAIT Optical Sciences and Contact Lens Fitting programs and became a licensed optician in Ontario in August 2019.
Matthew started his time with us a co-op student while attending Georgian Bay District Secondary School. He enjoyed his time here so much that he decided to pursue a career as an Optician. Matthew is currently in his second year in the Optician program at Georgian College. He is working here as our student Optician gaining the hours and fits needed to write the board exams to become licensed. Matthew’s eagerness to learn and help others makes him a great asset to our team.
Shannon is one of the Registered Opticians on staff. She completed her training at Georgian College in Barrie and has been fully licensed to practice since early 2015. She enjoys all aspects of her job from helping customers find the right pair of glasses to fitting patients with contact lenses.
Stacey has many years of experience in both the customer service and administrative industries. She looks forward to learning about and applying her skills to the various aspects of the optical field. Stacey was born and raised in the area and enjoys connecting with our clients.
Kara has recently joined our team but has over 5 years of experience in the optical industry with extensive customer service and organizational skills.. She enjoys learning more about the area and our products.