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Meet Our Staff

Expert Eye Care Staff in Wilder, KY

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.

Meet Our Optometry Staff

Stephanie

Office Manager

Stephanie has been in the optical field since 2011 and joined our team as the office manager in November of 2021. She loves everything about the optical field and is always eager to learn more. Stephanie enjoys getting to know patients and build lasting relationships with them.

 She is a married mother of two sweet daughters, and two German Shepherds. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors, playing the guitar/singing, and painting. 

Natalie

Optometric Assistant

Natalie joined our team in February of 2022 with no prior optical experience and has proved to be a very attentive learner. She has her bachelors degree in psychology and has a background in teaching therapy to special needs kids. She currently serves as an Optometric Assistant.

In her spare time she is planning her June wedding, and enjoying spending time with her Fiance and their sweet dog, Ro.

Jan

Billing Specialist

Jan joined Garbig Family Eye Care in 2009 initially working in the optical department and as  a "floater" for the office performing various duties as needed. She enjoys working with patients and the great staff at Garbig Family Eye Care. She currently serves as our Accounts payable expert.

 Jan is originally from Coshocton, Ohio and has lived in Alexandria, Kentucky since 1995. She, along with her husband, Dan, have three grown daughters, two son-in-laws and seven grandchildren. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, traveling, and cheering for The Ohio State Buckeyes. O-H...I-O!!!

Michelle

Insurance Specialist

Michelle started with Dr. Garbig and Dr. Kerestan in February 2013 as our front desk receptionist and pre-tester. She has a long history in Healthcare, Medical Assisting and Home Healthcare, She attended Northern Kentucky Health Technology Center ( now referred to as Gateway) and received her billing certification in 1997, and currently serves as our Insurance and billing specialist. 

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and their animals. 

Laura

Optician

Laura joined our team in July 2020 after working in the Eye Care industry for 5 years. She is ABO and CPO certified, and is currently apprenticing for her License. She loves providing one on one eyewear consultation and exceptional customer service.

She spent 5 years in the Kentucky National Guard, and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family at the lake and attending her kids sporting events.

Katie

Optometric Assistant

 Katie started with our team in February of 2021. Beginning her days in pretesting, she has since moved to other roles such as front desk and optical.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing the drums, traveling, and spending time on her farm with her husband and two dogs, Beauty and Beast.