Meet The Staff
Learn Who We Are
Terri - Clinic Director
When Illinois Eye Associates expanded, Terri joined the practice as the Clinic Director. Terri has experience in several medical specialties, including ophthalmology and optometry, with over 30 years of healthcare management experience. Terri leads the entire office staff in providing an exceptional experience to our patients. In her free time Terri enjoys traveling and attending Cubs games with her family.
Brittney S - Peotone Office Manager
Brittney joined our team with the expansion to Peotone. As office manager she is trained in all departments including optical, patient care, reception, billing and more. In her free time she enjoys reading, playing piano, going to the beach and spending time with her family.
Jamie S - Billing Manager
Jamie has been a valued employee with Illinois Eye Associates since 2008. Her work in credentialing, appeals and finance allows us to accept a variety of vision and medical insurances. This affords us the ability to provide the high quality of care that we are known for. Jamie and her husband are kept busy with their children and their sports and activities.
Liz - Optical Manager
Liz has lead our optical department at Illinois Eye Associates for over 10 years. She is in charge of quality assurance with our eyewear manufacturing. She regularly meets with frame vendors to keep a variety of popular styles on our floor. Liz enjoys working in her garden, traveling to Michigan, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Sheri - Peotone Office Assistant
Sheri is our primary office assistant in Peotone and has over 15 years of medical field experience. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family on their boat.
- Amy - Manhattan Optician
Amy joined Illinois Eye Associates recently bringing nearly 20 years of optical experience to the staff to better serve our patients. Amy is a recent newlywed and has relocated to the nearby area. She looks forward to being part of the community. Amy likes to spend time reading Stephen King books and watching horror movies.
Carol - Manhattan Front Desk Reception
Carol and her husband happily moved to Manhattan 4 years ago. She comes to Illinois Eye Associates with over 20 years experience in medical assisting, billing, insurance, and reception. Carol enjoys spending time with her children and 7 grandchildren.
- Jamie P - Manhattan Front Desk Reception
Jaime joined Illinois Eye Associates in 2022. She has over 8 years of billing experience in vision care. Jaime enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family. Jaime recently adopted a new kitten named Nala to join Skittles and dog, Bruno. She also owns several reptiles including bearded dragons, leopard geckos, and snakes.
- Brittany T - Peotone Ophthalmic Technician
Brittany joined Illinois Eye Associates in 2021 as an Ophthalmic Technician. Brittany enjoys cooking for her friends, being on her side-by-side, and spending time with her family and two dogs.
- Erika T - Manhattan Ophthalmic Technician
ErikaT joins her sister, Brittany, in working for IEA. Erika's medical background in other specialties helps to round out the staff's knowledge base. Erika likes to "Netflix and chill". She also enjoys spending time with friends and family and trying new things!
- Erika S - Manhattan OphthalmicTechnician
Erika S joined the IEA team in 2002. She had experience with a retina practice. As a resident of Manhattan Erika and her husband enjoy the community and are kept busy with their young son.
- Jaimasen- Manhattan Ophthalmic Technician
Jaimasen joined IEA recently with the addition of Dr. Lindsey. Jaimasen comes to IEA with experience as a tech and optician and enjoys working closely with patients and assisting in their eyecare. In her spare time Jaimasen enjoys reading and hanging with her pups, Rosco and Piper. You can also find her traveling to visit family in Texas and southern Illinois.
- Sue - Manhattan Certified Paraoptometric Technician
Sue joined IEA recently with the addition of Dr. Lindsey. Sue comes to us with many years of optometric experience. Sue has been seemlessly working a hybrid role at both the front desk and in patient clinical care. Sue is currently training to run the Chicago Marathon.
- Heather - Peotone Optician
Heather previously worked with Dr. Christa at another practice and is excited to work with her again. Heather's days off are spent managing her specialty bakery.