We pride ourselves on the fact that each of our staff members at Lakeline Vision Source is educated, trained and certified by the American Optometric Association and/or the American Board of Opticianry. Lakeline Vision Source welcomes our Spanish speaking patients and patients from our Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing communities, as we have several Spanish speaking and ASL trained staff members. LLVS has a Certified Sign Language Interpreter (Kara Edwards) on staff to facilitate our Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing patients' eye exams and optical experience while in our office.
Jessica is a Certified ParaOptometric and has been with Lakeline Vision Source since 1999. She grew up in the Cedar Park/ Leander and loves staying active with her kids Kelsey and Sean.
Bekah was born and raised in Austin, TX. She spends her free time with her son Charlie, going to movies and concerts. Bekah has a passion for photography and an obsession with owls!
Brittany has worked in the eye care industry for over 5 years and is a Certified ParaOptometric. She has worn several hats around our office and is turning into our expert on Insurance! Outside the office, Brittany enjoys party planning (especially around holidays), and loves making memories with her husband and son, James.
Michelle is a Certified ParaOptometric and also became a Certified ParaOptometric Coder in 2011. She has worked in the optometric profession since 1988, and has been with Dr. Laurie Sorrenson for 22 years! Michelle has served as President and board member of the ParaOptometric section of the Texas Optometric Association. She loves spending her free time with her daughter Shelby.
Contact Lens/ParaOptometric Technicians:
Jeanne has been with Lakeline Vision Source since 1997, holds an Associates Degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN and is a Certified ParaOptometric Assistant. She has been in the optometric field since high school, working in her father's optometric office. Our "Office Mom", Jeanne plans our office parties and organizes our special events. She has many hobbies and loves spending time with her husband, daughter and her sheltie collie, Riley.
An is a Certified Paraoptometric Tech and has been with Lakeline Vision Source since Feb 2011. An has worked in eye care since 1997. Our contact lens guru, she keeps the office organized and running smoothly. An loves reading, movies, tv, and video games. She has 2 sable smooth collies, and enjoys training them. Another favorite thing to do is to try new restaurants. She loves to try out new dishes!
Jennifer began working in the optical field in 2012 and loves it! She especially loves the positive impact she makes in helping people see more clearly. Born and raised a Texan, Jennifer enjoys hanging out with her family - especially her two nieces. She loves to watch movies, documentaries and listen to music, and absolutely loves a good cup of coffee!
Originally from San Diego, Stephanie has worked in eyecare since 2014 and in the fashion industry prior to that. She loves getting dolled up, and loves to make our patients smile and laugh - in English or Spanish! Her frame styling and impeccable taste helps patients look amazing, and her sense of humor and playful nature makes Steph one of our patient favorites. For fun, she likes binge watching TV Series with her “Hunny," planning their wedding, and shoe shopping online.
Carol Lynn Jaecks
Lynn is certified with The American Board of Opticianry and the American Optometric Association. She has been an Optician since 1980. Lynn has lived in the Austin area since 1968. She enjoys a wonderful life with George at their home in the Zilker Neighborhood which is filled with the beauties of nature.
One of our most talented opticians, Marcus has been an optician at Lakeline Vision Source since 2014, and has been in the optical field for over 24 years! He absolutely loves being an optician, and invites you to come and let him paint the perfect frame on your face. Marcus is married, has 3 kids and was born and raised in Austin. As such music is in his blood. Marcus writes music, sings, produces music all in his free time.
Originally from Colorado Springs, Annette is ABO certified, has studied optics in Germany, and with over 34 years in the optical business, Annette is like the Swiss Army Knife of our optical. From high end frame styling to making our patients’ lenses, she can do it all. So happy to have her here at LLVS! For fun, Annette likes riding and building Harley Davidson motorcycles and playing with her two pups: Hammer and Nails.
At 6’3”, Ahntaeus (Tae) Brown is the gentle giant of our optical. He also has one of the largest (and sweetest) personalities as well. A lacrosse player out of Seattle, WA, Tae’s been in the eyecare business since 2014 and is an amazing frame styler. Tae and his wife have two wonderful kiddos, Amada and Amadeus, and in his free time Tae writes poetry and songs, loves his family, and loves life.
Casie was born and raised right here in the ATX, and loves her town! Fact, she was the very first baby born at Seton Hospital on New Year’s Day! Casie’s new to eyecare but learns super fast and is already one of our LLVS rock stars. Patients and staff love her thoughtfulness and bright personality, and her frame styling and fashion sense is top tier. Casie loves hiking and working out, and hanging by the pool - makes sense, since she set a world record as a competitive young swimmer!
Marlin has been in the optical field for over 20 years and has been with Lakeline Vision Source since 1998. Marlin is a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant and American Board of Opticianry Certified. He enjoys playing music with his band The Red Dirt Coalition and collecting guitars.
ParaOptometric Technicians/Doctor Assistants:
Lauren is a Certified ParaOptometric who loves to learn. She enjoys reading, music, church, exploring antique shops and doing anything creative! She also has a proper puppy named Quentin and a family she absolutely adores.
Debbie is a Certified ParaOptometric Assistant through the American Optometric Association. She has worked in the Optometric profession since 1985, and has been with Dr. Laurie Sorrenson since 1990. Debbie has served as President and board member of the ParaOptometric Section of the Texas Optometric Association. When she isn’t working, she enjoys activities with her 3 children Victoria, Albert and Elizabeth.
Haley is a certified ParaOptometric, she graduated from High School in 2013 and plans to get her associates in Applied Science in the near future. She loves to swim, go shopping, animals and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves anything pink or cheetah!
Tracy has been in the optometric field since 1992, and has been with our office since 2003. She is a Certified ParaOptometric Assistant and is Lakeline Vision Source’s “go to” person for contact lenses. If she doesn’t know it about contact lenses, it probably isn’t worth knowing! Tracy lives in Georgetown with her husband and three children.
Amber has been with Lakeline vision since January 2012. She is a Certified ParaOptometric and a Certified Eyelid Hygienist. In her spare time Amber, and her fiance William, have built their home by hand in Burnet County TX, where they live with their two dogs Pepper and Huckleberry. Her past times include hunting, fishing, kayaking, and enjoying the outdoors. Amber also plays the cello and is a black belt in Tae-kwon-do.
Born in NY, Kara says she got to Texas as fast as she could! A Certified Sign Language Interpreter of 16 years, Kara is excited about working with our Deaf patients and is teaching our staff ASL so they can help her welcome new Deaf families to our practice. Outside of work, you can find Kara out on her boat on Lake Travis or tubing with her friends and family (hubbie Garner, son Myles, & doggie, Grant).
Kendall has been with Lakeline Vision Source since May of 2007 and is the lead tech for Dr. Brianne Poole. She is married to David, who serves in our U.S. military. They have a fine boy named Milo and a good doggie by the name of Kit Kat. Kendall is a full-time student majoring in Education (Pre-k – 6th). She also enjoys cars, racing, cliff jumping and reading.
Westwood and Gemini Art School grad, Vinnie Martinez, took the long way to get back to Austin. Vinnie is a certified ophthalmologic surgery assistant and has worked in the Optometric Field in Santa Barbara, CA, and most recently Fairbanks, Alaska. He even managed a month-long side trip to Nepal and the Mt. Everest base camp somewhere along the way… A super talented artist, Vinnie’s always up for the next adventure, and we are lucky to have him here at LLVS!
Roberta is brand new to Lakeline Vision Source and has worked in the optometric field for over 12 years. Her and her husband moved here from Northern California with to be close to family-especially their two precious grandchildren! When not at LLVS she enjoys healthy cooking/baking, crafts, and being in warm (hot) weather. Roberta likes going on long bike rides, walking or running, cross fit and playing at the park with her grandkids.
Front Desk/Administrative Assistants:
Brenda has been with Lakeline Vision Source 2009, she counts them all as fabulous years! She has a CPA certification through the American Optometric Association and is a great asset to our front desk/administrative team. Brenda enjoys watching horse racing, NASCAR and being the No. 1 Lifetime Denver Bronco fan (in the world).
Eliza just started here at Lakeline VS and is new to the optometric field. She has always had a passion for helping people, and is a bright, happy and fun addition to our front desk team. Eliza loves the outdoors, loves to work out and read, and especially loves spending her free time with her beautiful daughter Ivee.
Connecticut is missing one of their best and brightest, and we found her! Kristen has never lived anywhere else before moving to Austin. As our patients walk in, Kristen’s often the first person they see and we couldn’t pick a better face to put on Lakeline Vision Source. So happy to have her here in Austin and especially here at LLVS! Off work, she’s at the gym or getting ready for her new puppy!
Tiffany is a Certified ParaOptometric. She has worked in the optometry field since 1996 and has worked at Lakeline Vision Source since 2002. Tiffany graduated from Texas State University in 2002 with a Bachelors degree in Healthcare Administration. She was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and a member or the nationally ranked Co-ed Cheering Squad. Tiffany is a proud parent of twins, Cayden and Makenzie.
Brooke is a Certified ParaOptometric and is working towards becoming a Certified Optician. Born and raised in Texas and Brooke wouldn’t have it any other way! She loves reading, listening to Britney spears, shopping, going to church, and spending time with family, her husband Luis and their Yorkie, Daisy!