Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff at Urban Optics

​​​​​​​At Urban Optics, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience.

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Steven Greene

Steve Greene

Operations Director - A.B.O Certified

Steve Greene is Dr. Matthew Greene's younger brother, and when the opportunity arose in 2012 to open Urban Optics with him, it was a chance he could not resist. Along with his firm belief that his brother's dedication to the optometry field provides patients with the most comprehensive eye care, Steve offers over 15 years of business management and client satisfaction. Together, their vision provides one of the most unique and satisfying eye care experiences in the Brazos Valley.

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Kayla Townsend

Human Resources Director

Kayla began working at Urban Optics in 2018. She is a graduate of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of ‘19 and loves creating a positive work environment for all our employees. She is devoted to creating an office culture of professionalism, teamwork and growth. When not at work, you will find her watching aggie football, socializing or traveling with family and friends!

Eryn Brochtrup

Eryn Brotchrup

Sales Director – A.B.O. Certified

Eryn is our most experienced optical technician with 20 years under her belt. She is certified by the American Board of Opticians, graduate of the Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of ‘03, and has been with Dr. Greene for the last 15 years. She is devoted to great customer service and making sure you love your glasses. When not at the office, she can be found playing with her 4 kids and husband. There is no better person to turn to in the Brazos Valley for all your glasses needs.

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Krista Marquez

Optical Manager - C.P.O Certified

Krista has worked in the optical field for over 8 years and enjoys helping our patients pick out frames, lenses and sunglasses that best fit their needs. She devotes her time at work to making sure Urban Optics has the best selection in the Brazos Valley by working directly with each Company's Representatives to pick high quality inventory. Although her home base in our office is Optical, Krista is also very experienced in communications, clinical teaching and productions. She looks forward to growing with the Urban Optics family and developing herself with more certifications! Outside of work, she will be found spending time with her 11 year old son and spouse. Go Cowboys!

Edgar Hernandez

Edgar Hernandez

Lab Director

Edgar has been our Lab Manager for over 8 years and has become very well educated on the production equipment as well as the physics of optical lenses making him able to cut lenses for the majority of the glasses we sell. Edgar appreciates the finer things in life and pays great attention to detail, ensuring all patients receive the highest quality in product when shopping with Urban Optics. In his free time he loves spending time with family and listening to music.

Jenna

Jenna Wiltshire

Clinical Manager - C.P.O Certified

Jenna began working for Urban Optics in 2020. She is a great addition to the Urban Optics team and truly embodies our core value of trusting teamwork. She loves helping co-workers/patients and always brings a positive experience to the Urban Optics office. In her downtime at work, she will be educating herself further and making sure that she can provide the best quality care to all patients. When not at work she has a husband and 3 beautiful kids that keep her very busy!

Paige Vecera

Paige Vecera

Contact Lens Manager

Paige has been working in the eye care industry for over 5 years and has been with Urban Optics family since April of 2019. Along with being a technician she manages all contact lens trials, orders and restocking. Paige loves working with our specialty contact lens patients and will always ensure each patient has the best contact experience. When not at work she is mom to a beautiful 4 year old and has been married to the love of her life for four years. She enjoys wine and hopes to learn how to make it one day.

Paige Vecera

LeeAnn Townsend

Dry Eye Manager

LeeAnn has been with urban optics since the beginning of 2021. She started in our office as a receptionist and her work at the front desk allowed her to grow into a well educated clinical technician. LeeAnn has a passion for helping others and takes pride in creating a high quality Dry Eye Clinic for those patients in need of relief. She pays great attention to detail and dedicates her time to listening to each patient’s needs. In her free time she loves playing with her dog, selling scentsy and shopping.

Jennifer McLemore

Jennifer McLemore

Finance Manager

Jennifer has been with the Urban Optics team since August 2016. She does a little bit of everything; from making sure every patient's insurance is used to its full potential, to helping patients pick out the perfect pair of glasses for each unique personality. Originally from San Antonio, Jennifer moved here with her husband of 8 years. In March of 2020 she welcomed her daughter Tara into the world. Some of her favorite things include spending time with her husband and little girl, Aggie Baseball, music and good food.

Kenzie Fredrickson

Communications Manager

Urban Optics is happy to have Kenzie’s customer service skills in our communications department. She is very well spoken and always ensures customers are happily taken care of by listening, guiding and providing accurate feedback needed for all types of patients. If you have not worked with Kenzie just know you will have a smile on your face. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her horses, swimming and eating a snack!

Lauren Barnett

Lauren McWhorter

Clinical Technician/ Contact Lens Assistant -A.B.O Certified.

Lauren has been an Optical Technician for over 6 years and a great fit for the Urban Optics family. She cares deeply for each and every patient that she is blessed to work with. Her customer service ability is beyond what you have ever experienced before. Lauren is a mother to two beautiful children and 3 sweet fur babies! When she isn’t making the world a clearer place one lens at a time, she is with her family, fur babies, reading, or doing something outdoors.

Paige Vecera

Shelby Stallings

Clinical technician/ Dry Eye Assistant

Shelby began working in the optometry field in 2021. She strives to create one-of-a-kind experiences for each individual patient by providing in-depth expertise knowledge. She is well trained in our technology and works great with families. In Shelby’s free time you will find her fishing, traveling, and hanging out with her husband!

Hope Spivey

Clinical Technician

Hope has been working at Urban Optics since early 2022. She brings a unique positive personality and a commitment to quality care to our office. She loves continuing to learn about new innovations in the field and helping incorporate those ideas into our patient care. When not at work, she can usually be found spending time with friends, eating out, or brightening a room with her outgoing personality! Hope is a great addition to the Urban Optics Family.

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Cara White

Clinical Technician

Cara is a long term healthcare employee with over 2 years of medical experience. She took an interest in Optometry specifically when she moved to College Station in 2022. Cara brings joy to our patient experience and invests in educating herself on technology, medical terminology and benefits of our products. She is always eager to grow in the profession and the Urban Optics Family could not be happier to have her on board the team. In Cara's free time you will find her baking cookies, exploring the outdoors and spending time with her cats.

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Michelle Critser

Front Desk

Michelle, the Urban Optics Host and Culture Champion is an individual you will not forget, especially if you have been to our office. She will welcome you with a smile and helpful hand that points you in the right direction. All of our patients/employees know Michelle for her big personality and friendly face at the front! She moved to College Station recently from Port Neches with her husband of 9 years and two dogs. In her free time she loves fishing, kayaking and traveling.

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MaryEllen Altman

Front Desk


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Frankie Cardenas

Front Desk

Frankie has been in the optical business for 2 years and specializes in exceptional patient care. He will always be willing to help you find fabulous frames. When not at Urban Optics he is either continuing his education at Blinn College, working as a massage therapist or hanging out with family. He plans on transferring to Texas A&M this summer and earning a bachelor's degree.

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Savannah Fort

Optical Specialist

Savannah began working for Urban Optics in March of 2022. She loves the optical side of optometry and finds herself constantly wanting to grow and broaden her knowledge, ensuring she is able to help all our patient's needs with frames and lenses. Savannah brings personality, customer service and creativity to the Urban Family. At home, she spends time with her 3 dogs, painting murals and playing her ukulele.

Kyle

Kyle Landry

Optical Assistant - A.B.O. Certified

Kyle has been working in the optometry field for 7 years. He is the jack of all trades in our office and loves getting to know each of his patients. His knowledge is exceptional and we truly love having him as a part of our Urban Optics Family. In 2017, he received his ABO certification and uses this to provide quality care to all. Outside of work he loves spending time with his wife and listening to good music.

Elizabeth Miller

Insurance Specialist

Elizabeth moved from Hawaii to College Station in 2022. She is fluent in exceptional patient care and loves being in the insurance department. She began her experience in the medical field about 5 years ago and started working with Urban optics as a Clinical Technician. Although she is greatly missed in the Clinic Department she has been a great addition to her new role as an Insurance Specialist. In Elizabeth's free time, she likes to do yoga, hiking, eating ice cream and most importantly spending time with her 2 beautiful children!

Barbara Wright

Barbara Wright

Billing / Insurance Specialist

Barbara has been in the optical business for about 25 years and has been with Dr. Greene ever since he started 21 years ago! She is in charge of our billing department and files claims with our patient’s insurance companies. Barb has been married for 45 years, has 2 sons, 3 grandsons and loves spending time with all of them.

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Logan Keene

Insurance Assistant

Logan started with Urban Optics in 2021. She attends Texas A&M Corpus Christi and wants to pursue a career in the medical field upon graduation. She is great with customer service and provides exceptional insurance knowledge remotely. When not working, she is likely doing homework, spending time with friends or traveling with family.

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Hunter Scammon

Productions Assistant

Hunter just recently started working at Urban Optics. He is excited to work alongside our very well experienced Productions Manager and learn all the ins and outs of lenses as well as the machines. In Hunters free time you will find him training to become a firefighter or hanging out with friends. Hunter is very excited to gain more knowledge and work for a fun company! ​​​​​​​

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