Meet Our Staff




Abby: Front Office Manager

AbbyAbby is our front office manager and a familiar face to most patients. Abby started working in the eye care industry in 2009 as an Optician while attending school for Marketing and Business Development. After learning more about the eye, she fell in love with the testing and contact lens portion of the industry. Abby has been an Optometric Technician since 2011 and joined Elevated Eyecare in 2017. When she is not working you can find her drinking wine, and hanging out with her husband, Andrew, and their kids.


Vanessa: Reception

VanessaVanessa is the front desk receptionist and keeps the office running smoothly. She manages patient reception, checking patients in and out, scheduling appointments and answering phones. Vanessa has been with Elevated Eyecare since 2018. If you hear someone laughing loudly or singing in the office, it’s probably Vanessa. In her spare time, you will find Vanessa exploring the wonderful state of Colorado with her Fiancé, Joe. Vanessa strives make each patient feel welcomed.


Nakai: Lead Optician (ABOC) 

NakaiNakai is a board-certified Optician and our Lead Optician/Buyer. She has been with Elevated Eyecare since January 2019. Before starting her career in Opticianry, she managed a department at Nordstrom for six years. Having a love for styling and fashion, she quickly fell in love with the independent eyewear world. Nakai graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2015. After college, she completed The American Board of Opticianry certification and has been a proud member since 2018. In her spare time, you can find Nakai writing music and enjoying live music with the company of her husband and friends.


Raquan: Optician

RaquanRaquan started with Elevated Eyecare in July of 2021- he brings to our office 7 years of experience as an Optician. He guides patients in finding a frame style that is functional and fashionable, while having fun with the process! Raquan is a proud man in the LGBTQ community who loves to support and raise awareness for this growing community and supporters alike. Outside of work, Raquan is a self-proclaimed “gym rat” and can be found lifting weights or at home with friends. The quote Raquan lives by today: “Never bite the hand that feeds you.”