Our Team

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The staff team here is amazing! They are a selfless group of people who have a true passion for helping others. These people are what makes Blount County Eye Center the BEST EVER!

Aislynn

- The Optical Shoppe Coordinator

 

Aislynn is from Florida originally and graduated from Maryville High School. She currently lives in Greenback. Aislynn was in the Air Force following high school. She's married to her husband, Billy, and has a son, Berry. Her name is pronounced like island without the "d" at the end!

 

"I love working at BCEC because I love helping people and making friends here in the community!"

 

Fun Fact: Aislynn cannot really say the word "comfortable"...it's actually really funny!

Adrianne

- Clinic Team Leader

- Clinic Assistant

 

Adriane is originally from Newport and graduated from Cocke County High School. She has a daughter, Camryn, and a west named Bailey. She loves football as well as playing UNO and Pictionary.

 

"I love working at BCEC because of the fantastic people I get to meet and work with daily!"

 

 

Fun Fact: Adrianne really wants to learn how to ride a motorcycle one day and own a Harley!

Andy

- The Optical Shoppe Team

 

Andy is originally from Knoxville. He loves playing and listening to music, and he leads student worship at Shoreline Church in Knoxville. He's a huge baseball fan and his team is the Red Sox! He's married to his wife, Laura, and they are expecting twins soon!

 

"I'm excited to work for a company committed to making our patients lives better through enhancing the most fundamental of senses: how we see the world"

 

Andy lived in San Francisco, CA for a year and helped start a church there. He'd love the chance to go back and visit some of his friends still living there!

Alaina

- Front Office Team

 

Alaina is originally from Jacksonville, FL, but has been in east TN for over 11 years now. She went to Heritage High School and is now a student at Maryville College studying Psychology. She loves music and plays both the flute and saxophone. She's currently learning to play the banjo!

 

"Working at BCEC has confirmed for me that I really want to have a career helping people. The work environment is amazing from the patients to the fantastic staff that I get to work and grow with every day! I couldn't be more blessed!"

 

Fun Fact: If Alaina could have any super power, she'd have the ability to speak all languages. She feels that most conflicts arise from miscommunication and having the ability to clearly communicate with people would really save the day!

Chloe

- Clinic Assistant

 

Chloe is a Nashville native but is currently a student at Maryville College. She's studying Biology & Chemistry and plans to enter Optometry School when she graduates! When she's not working or studying, Chloe really enjoys sewing, crafting, hiking and being in the great outdoors.

 

"I feel blessed to have the opportunity to work and learn from the staff at BCEC. I love that I learn something new every day from the staff and from the patients we see!"

 

Fun Fact: Chloe has developed a slight obsession with eyeglasses & sunglasses. Her collection continues to grow!

Cheyenne

- Front Office Team

- The Optical Shoppe Assistant

 

Cheyenne is from Maryville and graduated from William Blount High School. She received an Associates Degree from Pellissippi and then her Bachelors in ASL Interpreting from Maryville College. She really enjoys spending time with her family and doing DIY projects on her days off.

 

"I really enjoy working at BCEC because I love working with my coworkers. I love how this practice cares so much about giving and donating to others locally and within different countries. Seeing my coworkers passion in helping others inspires me. Also, I love being able to put a smile on everyone's face!"

 

Fun Fact: Cheyenne has always dreamed of traveling around the world to try different foods, learn about different cultures and learn different languages.

Joe

- The Optical Shoppe LAB Assistant

 

Joe is from Maryville and went to William Blount High School. He's currently a student at Liberty University. Joe serves as a Young Life leader at Heritage High and hopes to turn that ministry into his full-time career one day. He loves music and plays the drums at church, he's in love with coffee and he considers himself a low-key Disney fan.

 

"What makes working at BCEC so great is having the opportunity to serve people well. My absolute favorite thing is getting folks into glasses that they are in love with."

 

Fun Fact: Joe is surprisingly a good dancer...just ask and he'll bust a move!

Dana

- The Optical Shoppe Assistant

 

Dana is from Friendsville and went to William Blount High School. He's currently a student at UT Knoxville studying Ecology. So far he's visited 30 states in the US and enjoys traveling.

 

"I love working at BCEC because I get to present patients with new glasses and see how excited they get!"

 

Fun Fact: If Dana could only drink one thing for the rest of his life it would be sweet tea.

Laura

- The Optical Shoppe Coordinator

- Clinic Assistant

 

Laura is originally from Paris, TX, but has spent most of her life right here in Blount County. She went to Alcoa High School and is currently in the Apprenticeship Program under Dr. Lloyd to become a licensed optician in TN! She's married to Lavelle and has a son, Myles. They attend Foothills Church and serve on the Hospitality Team there.

 

"The best part of my job is building relationships with our patients and helping them see better"

 

Fun Fact: Laura can't roll her R's!

Jack

- Clinic Assistant

 

Jack is originally from Omaha, NE, but has lived in Maryville most of his life. He went to Maryville High School and graduated from UT Knoxville with a degree in Kinesiology. Jack is also a student at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis and will someday be one of the physicians at Blount County Eye Center! He really enjoys power-lifting and running, and jack is a classically-trained vocalist.

 

"I really enjoy getting to work at BCEC because we have great patients and a fun staff, and I'm fascinated by the science behind what we do here!"

 

 

Fun Fact: Jack loves to cook and sample new dishes from local restaurants, especially spicy food!

Shana

- The Optical Shoppe Assistant

 

Shana began her life in Connecticut and then moved to Florida. She says several years later her parents closed their eyes and pointed to a new place on a map...and she wound up in Maryville, TN! She does acknowledge though that's probably not the best way to make major life decisions :-)  Shana graduated from Heritage High School and spent some time in college before she decided she wasn't sure what her future held and wanted to live life a little first. She married a pretty splendid fellow and they have a dog that looks like Bambi. She enjoys hiking, sewing, gardening and reading when she's not binge watching TV.

 

"The best part of my job is the people. My co-workers are some of the most wonderful people I have encountered. It's quite nice being surrounded by genuinely caring people that enjoy helping the community."

 

Fun Fact: Shana is a pretty splendid story-teller!

Pat

- The Optical Shoppe LAB Assistant

 

Pat Tully is from Ponte Verda Beach, Florida and graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia. He is married to his wife, Hannah and attends Victory Baptist Church. Pat loves fly fishing, fly tying and all things agricultural. He's active in the local community as a YoungLife leader and is on the board of directors for Little River Trout Unlimited.

 

"Fly fishing is the best...but BCEC is a pretty close second."

 

Fun Fact: Pat wore braces for ten years from age 2 to 12!

Ashley

- Front Office Team

 

Ashley is originally from Maryville and went to Maryville High School. She graduated with a degree in Communication Studies from UT. She enjoys painting and also loves writing her interior design blog (Interiorly Speaking!)

 

"I love working the front office because I get to meet and greet just about every patient that comes in to see us. It is so nice being able to not only just communicate with the patients about their appointments but also getting to know them!"

 

Fun Fact: Ashley wishes she could live in the happiest place in the world...Disney World!!

Rachel

- Resources Coordinator

- Front Office Team

 

Rachel is from Knoxville and went to Central High School. She graduated from UT Knoxville with a degree in Psychology. She's obsessed with her puppies...like it might be a problem how much she loves them :-)

 

"The best part of my job is being able to place really great people in really great positions. I love to see how people flourish when the find the right job!"

 

 

Fun Fact: Rachel fights an eternal battle searching for that fine line between not enough coffee and too much coffee!

Anna

- Clinic Assistant

 

Anna was born & raised in Maryville and graduated from Maryville High School. She earned her Bachelors in English Literature and Religion from Centre College in Kentucky. She currently serves as a Young Life leader at William Blount. Her cat, Meow, is about to have a dad...because Anna is getting married! :-)

 

"I really love working at BCEC because Blount County is one of my favorite places. This job lets me meet and talk with so many different people from the town that I love!"

 

Fun Fact: Anna's foreign language in college was Ancient Hebrew, so she's translated the bulk of the book of Genesis!

Shykea

- Front Office Team

 

Shykea is from Knoxville. She received her certification in Medical Administrative Assistance in 2013. She really enjoys spending time with family & friends. Shykea loves to meet new people and hear their stories!

 

"The best part of my job is working with a team that is very passionate about serving their community. We are eager to give the best care to our patients!"

 

Fun Fact: Shykea loves to bake! Homemade cheesecakes are her specialty :-)

Tiffany

- The Optical Shoppe Assistant

 

Tiffany is from right here in Maryville and has lived in TN all her life! She went to William Blount High School. She loves camping, fishing and hiking...just the outdoors in general! Tiffany loves to plant flowers and wishes she could grow a garden.

 

"I love working at BCEC because everyone is so friendly and helpful. The best part is that I'm part of a team that helps people see! Truly a blessing!"

 

Fun Fact: Tiffany loves going to the beach every year with her family & friends!

Brittany

- Clinic Assistant

 

Brittany is from Madisonville. She has two boys that are obsessed with baseball...an that's ok with her!

 

"I am so happy to be working at BCEC because the staff and doctors are absolutely amazing. I also love meeting new patients. Our patients are the best!"

 

Fun Fact: Brittany goes to the Braves spring training every year at Disney!

Jaclyn

- Front Office Assistant

 

 

Amy

- Clinic Assistant

 

 

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