About Us

We are a passionate eyewear retailer with over 30 years experience in the eyewear industry. We strive to bring you the best quality, style, aesthetics and service you can find.

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Meet the Team

Gary Black

Founder & President

What is the most obscure thing on your bucket list?

Taking my wife on her dream adventure- an 18 month RV trip around North America.

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Chris Howells

Team Leader/Licensed Optician

What artist inspires you most?

I’m most inspired by the art of dance… so Fred Astaire.

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Christy Craig

E-Commerce & Development Team Leader

What is your favorite thing to cook?

Life has been busy lately. Sandwiches… oh I love sandwiches. I could go for a grilled cheese right now.

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Courtney Campbell

Chief Operating Officer

What is your perfect meal?

Any meal where you are surrounded by loved ones and no one is in a rush. You dine for hours, where the conversation is just as filling as the food. And rule of thumb, wine and something chocolate should always be on the table.

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David Caldwell


What is the most obscure thing on your bucket list? 

India. Then Antartica.

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John Bean

Licensed Optician

What’s your soul food?

Tacos. I have literally driven to Mexico just to eat tacos.

Ryan Bowling

Partner & OKC Manager

What is your soul food.

My homemade spaghetti and meatballs.

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Yen Nyugen


What is your favorite era in history?

Mesozoic era. It’s incredible to think that the world once consisted of only land, water and dinosaurs.

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