Kelley Mitchell, ABO

Optical Supervisor

Kelley Scherer 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.