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.


Olivia: Technician

OliviaOlivia is an optometric technician at our office. Her pleasant demeanor and attention to detail puts patients at ease and keeps our doctors running on time. Originally from SoCal, she moved to Denver in 2019 and was previously an administrative assistant at a commercial print shop for over 7 years! She loves getting to know our patients and is committed to giving them the best experience possible from start to finish. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Colorado with friends and her pup, Bubs, shopping, and enjoying a glass of wine while taking in the beautiful view. Olivia highly believes in the Law of Attraction: "positive thoughts bring positive results into a person’s life, while negative thoughts bring negative outcomes".


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.”


Charlee: Optometric Technician

Charlee1Charlee is an Optometric Technician at our office. In addition to pre-testing patients, Charlee is experienced with standard and specialty contact lenses. Charlee joined the Elevated Eyecare family in the summer of 2021 but began their optometry tech career back home in Alabama in 2016. In their free time, Charlee enjoys painting, roller skating, and hiking with their small dog, Edie. Charlee lives by the quote, “to live life, you need problems. If you get everything you want the minute you want it, then what’s the point of living?” Charlee strives for quality care and making sure every exam is thorough.