|Meet Our Team
Barb Wohlk, CPOT, NCLECOffice Manager
Barb joined Eyecare Associates team in 1994 and has mastered a broad knowledge of all aspects of optometry with an emphasis in contact lens fitting. She is a Certified Paraoptometric Technician and is a Certified National Contact Lens Examiner. Barb is one of our clinical team leaders. She is responsible for patient care and counsels patients in ocular disease care and treatments. She is also our laser vision coordinator . Barb has been very active in the state and national associations and is Past President of both the American Optometric Association Paraoptometric Section and the Montana Optometric Association Paraoptometric Section. She currently volunteers for Optometry Giving Sight and is an active member of the Denton Lions Club. She enjoys reading, photography, traveling, fly fishing, and spending time with her family.
Lacey FrostBusiness Office
Lacey joined our team in 2011. She handles all the insurance claims and is responsible for accounts payables and receivables. She works hard behind the scenes to ensure accounts are correct and up to date. In her spare time Lacey enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.
Yavanna Allen, CPOReceptionist
Yavanna joined our team in 2013 and received her Paraoptometric Certification in 2015. She is charged with greeting and checking in patients and updating their demographics to ensure our records are current. She is also responsible for verification of insurance, obtaining any authorizations where needed, billing, doctor to doctor commications and co-managing visiting specialist's schedules. In her free time she enjoys reading, knitting, watching movies, camping/fishing, and spending time with her family.
Jan Kolar, CPOClinic Technician
Jan is our lead technician. She is a certified paraoptometric and has been employeed with Eyecare Associates since 2001. She is our clinical care leader and is responsible for patient/doctor interactions. Jan oversees the inventory of all clinical care supplies, contact lenses, and pharmaceuticals. She enjoys the outdoors, especially working with her flowers, camping, and four wheeling with her husband and sons.
Stacy Lund, CPOAClinical Technician
Stacy joined our team in 2009. She assists with contact lenses, clinical care, and patient/doctor interactions. She received her Paraoptometric Certification in 2010 and Paraoptometric Assistant Certification in 2013. Stacy grew up in Central Montana and enjoys spending time with her daughter and son, helping on the family ranch, and working with horses.
Naomi joined our team in 2013. She currently works in our optical department help patients with frame and lens sections. She also preforms adjustment and repairs for patients existing glasses. Her education and background in business is utilized in the sales department as well as understanding inventory needs for our demographics. She enjoys painting, reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family and dogs.
Susan McConkey, CPOOptician
Susan McConkey has been with our team since 1994. She is our most experienced dispensary assistant. When it comes to fitting and adjusting glasses she is our “go to” person. With her prior knowledge in retail, she brings a unique perspective when helping patients choose their eyewear. Susan is also responsible for the visual fields ancillary testing. In her free time she enjoys camping, traveling, reading and volleyball. She also volunteers with the high school students in her church where she is very active.
Carmen EconomClinical Technician
Carmen joined our team in 2014. She assists the doctors in pre-test, ancillary testing, and contact lens instruction. She also has experience adjusting and repairing eyewear, and assisting patient's with frame and lens selections. She received her Paraoptemetric Certification in 2015. Carmen was born and raised in Lewistown and she currently lives in Winifred with her husband and dog. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and being outdoors.
Moriah is a native of Lewistown, joining our optical team in 2016. Her passion and knowledge in fashion and design helps assit patients with their selection of new eyewear. She also assists behind the scene making sure the accuracy of glasses is exactly what was ordered. She has learned the pearls of adjusting eyewear to maximize comfort and fit, ensuring patients will love their new glasses. In her spare time, Moriah enjoys hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and spending time with her family and dog.
Teri is our optical manager who has over 25 years of experience as a licensed optician. Teri became a certified licensed optician in 1990 while working in Norfolk VA. Terri also became accredited as a Certified Paraoptometric in 2016. Her knowledge and experience in the optical department helps ensure that our patients have a stylish array of frames to select from and expertise in lens selections to fulfill their lifestyle and needs. Teri moved to Hamilton Montana from Greensboro, NC in 2002 where she worked for Big Sky Eye Care until moving to Lewistown, with her soul mate Kenny, in 2016. In her spare time, Teri loves being outdoors, taking long bike rides with Kenny, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.