Meet Our Staff

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.

Tammy

CPOT / Office Supervisor

I have worked for Family Eye Health Center for eight years and have worked in the optometric field for seventeen years. I enjoy being a part of a Great Team that delivers exceptional eye care. I am married to my wonderful husband Shawn. We have a beautiful blended family which includes a son, two daughters and a fur baby. We have 4 amazing grandchildren which we love to spoil. In my spare time I enjoy pool time, quilting and spending time with family and friends. You can reach Tammy at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Molly

Business Supervisor / Insurance

My name is Molly and I work in the Business Office here at Family Eye Health Center. I have had the pleasure of working here for 4 years. I have been married to my best friend of 42 years and we have two beautiful daughters and three wonderful grandchildren in Florida. In my spare time I enjoy gardening, sewing, playing with my fur baby (Faccio) and visiting my family in Florida. You can reach Molly at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Amy

Business Office

Amy is the proud mom of two beautiful girls and wife to a wonderful husband. She has a BA in Church Ministry, runs an Etsy shop, and has worked in the optometry field in various capacities for over 26 years. She loves working with patients to make sure their optometric experience is the best that it can be.

Anna

Patient Coordinator

I grew up and currently reside in Des Moines, Iowa. I graduated from Hamilton College in 2005 with my Associates Degree in Medical Assisting. I have been married to my husband for 11 years and we have 3 children. My husband and I also have our pastoral licensure with Open Bible Churches where we have begun pursuing marriage and family ministries. I have been blessed to be able to play on our church's worship team where I play the keyboard and sing. Through different stages of my life I have also studied Judo and Taekwondo. Most importantly I enjoy spending time with God, my family and friends. You can reach Anna at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Connie

Patient Coordinator

Hi my name is Connie. I am new to Family Eye Health Center and optometry. I am one of the patient coordinators you get to see when you walk through our doors. I have been in Medical Administration for 12 years and love what I do. When I am not working, I love cooking and spending time with family and friends. You can reach Connie at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Megan

Scribe

I have been with Family Eye Health Center since 2020.  Though I am newer here I've been in the health care field for over 10 years as a Certified Pharmacy Technician.  I am currently a scribe for Doctor Scott so I update electronic health records for our patients.  In my free time you can find me hanging out withy my golden retriever Ryder, or cruising around in whatever sports car I own at the time.

Dorothy

Optometric Technician Supervisor

My name is Dorothy. I have been working with Dr. Scott for the past 15 years. I have been in the eye care profession for the past 20 years. My responsibilities include pretesting, special testing, patient reports and doctor correspondence. In my off time I enjoy spending with my grandchildren, playing with my dog (Spanky) or reading. I love interacting with all our patients and getting to know everyone. I look forward to seeing you in the future. You can reach Dorothy at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Chekona

CPO

My name is Chekona. I am a certified technician here at Family Eye Health Center. I have been a part of the team since 2019. I've been in the optometry field off and on for a total of 6 years and received my certification in 2020. In addition to my everyday tasks and responsibilities as a CPO I am also in charge of handling everything to do with contacts. Outside of work I am a boy mom, dog mom and enjoy spending time with my loved ones. I was born and raised in Florida, spent 6 years in Washington state and have been in Iowa for a total of almost three years! I look forward to being a part of your eye health care experience. You can reach Chekona at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jessica

Optometric Technician

Jessica grew up in the Des Moines area and graduated from East High School. She previously worked in the medical field as a CNA, and has been in the optical field for over 5 and a half years, with experience in pretesting, special testing, contact lens insertion and removal training, specialty contact lenses, and optical dispensing and adjustments. She enjoys working with patients and making an eye exam as enjoyable as possible. She lives in Des Moines with her fiancé and their blue heeler Mario, enjoying time at home and outdoors. You can reach Jessica at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kelley Mitchell, ABO

Optical Supervisor

Kelley Mitchell is a newcomer to Des Moines, moving here from Jefferson City, Missouri in May 2021.  Though new to us, joining Family Eye Health Center LLC in late December 2021.  She  has been in optical since 2007.  Kelley started her official optical apprenticeship in November 2007 while at The Eye Clinic of Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska.  She received her American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certification in December 2008, graduated from the National Academy of Opticianry in November 2010, finally completing her apprenticeship and receiving her license in December 2010.  Kelley loves being in Des Moines!  She can be found discovering the area and spending quality time with her family when she’s not working or preparing fellow opticians for the ABO exam.   She looks forward to helping patients get the best vision possible with their eyewear.