Optical Dispensers

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MELISSA MUDGE
Group Operations and Business Performance Manager

After graduating with a Bachelor of Health Science from Griffith University in 1997, Melissa began her career in optics in 1998 with a large national chain. She completed her Optical Dispensing studies in 2001, graduating with Distinction. In 2002 she was promoted to Store Manager, before joining the Tweed Heads branch in 2005 as our optical dispensing branch manager. Melissa has also completed post graduate studies in retail and business management, and is a Certified Contact Lens Coach. She has also undergone clinical training in Visual Field Testing and OCT scanning and performs these tests on patients. Melissa is renowned in the Tweed area for her excellent technical knowledge and outstanding service. In 2016 Melissa was promoted to manage Envision Optical Group Operations and is responsible for training Envision staff in customer service excellence.  Outside of work, Melissa loves her horses, her dog, gym and spending time and travelling with her husband.

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JENNIFER BRYANTBurleigh Heads Optical Dispensing Manager
Licensed Optical Dispenser

Jennifer Bryant joined the Envision Optical team in early 2015 as an Optical Dispenser. Jenni comes from a strong background in management and optical dispensing, both on the Gold Coast and in Melbourne. After a year at Treetops, she has been the store manager at Burleigh Heads since March 2016, and is renowned for her amazing customer service, and her eye for choosing the right frame for each individual patient. Jenni keeps constant tabs on all the latest fashion trends, and plays a key role in assembling the amazing frame collections we have on offer at Envision.

Outside of work, Jenni is a lover of fashion, travel and spending time with her family. Jenni has travelled extensively throughout Australia and has called the Gold Coast home for over 10 years.

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NICOLE SALTER: Nerang Optical Dispenser Licensed Optical Dispenser

Nicole is a Qualified Optical Dispenser graduating in 2007. Starting her training in Darwin as a store manager Nicole has over 18 years experience in Optometry. During her time in Darwin she was involved with the Indigenous eye program and loved helping people. Having worked for a few of the large chain Optometry stores Nicole is looking forward to working for Envision Optical and continuing her commitment to help people through education and preventive health eye care solutions.  Nicole can’t wait to work with such a vast array of optical fashion brands and would love be part of your eye care solution. Outside of work Nicole enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

STACEY FELMINGHAM: Treetops Plaza Optical Dispenser

Stacey started her optical career in 2010 in her home state of Tasmania and over the last 7 years has worked in large corporate and private optical practices, before joining Envision in 2017. Stacey loves providing great experiences for her patients and enjoys the team environment at Envision, and the focus on high level patient care. On weekends she loves spending time with her husband and her pooch Asta, boating, camping and spending time with friends and family.

MELISSA DANK: Treetops Plaza Optical Dispenser

Melissa started in the industry in 2009 as a sunglass store manager. She then went on to study optical dispensing, becoming a licensed optical dispenser through RMIT in 2012. After 7 years in a large corporate chain, Melissa joined Envision Optical in February 2017 spending most of her week dispensing at Treetops. She loves the family atmosphere and the rapport with our loyal patients. Mel also loves the focus on eyecare at Envision, while relishing the detail involved in producing an individual optical solution for each patient. She gets a real buzz seeing the smiles on her patient’s faces when they collect their “new eyes”. On weekends Mel loves spending time with her two sons and watching her husband compete in motocross.

 

NATASHA SZYBINSKI: Licensed Optical Dispenser

Originally from the Gold Coast, Natasha worked for a private optometry group in Tasmania for 5 years until 2016 before moving back to the Gold Coast in early 2016. She completed her Optical Dispensing qualification through RMIT, and enjoys the satisfaction of helping people see clearly and the focus on quality eye care at Envision.  Outside of work Natasha enjoys hiking and anything adventurous and outdoors.