Meet Our Staff
Providing quality vision care products and personalized optometric services in North Manchester.
It is our mission to provide the best eye care services possible, Dr. Camp & Dr. VanGessel use only the most advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and eye care products available. We are committed to educating our patients and providing personalized eye care services to the people of North Manchester. At Manchester Eyecare you will find eye care professionals who genuinely care about your health and are dedicated to providing exceptional personal service to everyone who walks through our door.
Meet Dee, Operations Manager & Optician
Dee has worked in the medical field since 1998 and has specifically been in the field of Optometry since 2009. She has served as receptionist, optician, and office manager with Bradley Camp, O.D. She serves as our lead optician assisting patients in frame styling, lens counseling, dispensing patients their new glasses, and repairing/adjusting glasses as well. With her years of experience in optical, she has become a glasses expert. With all of that, she still manages everyday operations as well. She plans doctor and staff schedules and does a lot of administrative duties behind the scenes. Her work ethic is second to none & for that Manchester Eyecare & all of its patients are fortunate to have her.
Her and her husband, Craig, have been married since 1996 and they have lived in North Manchester their entire lives. They have two daughters, Halie and Abbie. Outside of the office she likes to travel, be at the pool or beach, and spend time with her family.
Meet Kerri, Patient Care Coordinator
Kerri has been with Manchester Eyecare since April 2003 and has been in the optometric field since 1999. She has been an excellent patient care coordinator, which involves managing the office’s patient schedule, understanding patient needs & requests of our office, all while managing incoming phone calls to our office. She also helps coordinate patient insurance benefits.
She has been married to her husband, Jason, since 2004 and they have 2 children, a daughter Jillian and a son Jake. They also have a labradoodle name Nova. She enjoys spending time with her family doing outdoor activities, being at her kid’s sporting events, going on vacations!
Meet Brandy, Patient Care Coordinator
Brandy joined Manchester Eyecare in January 2020 and has become part of our Patient Care team. She has worked as a receptionist for a general surgeon in Huntington for a few years before becoming a full time mom. Manchester Eyecare is fortunate to have her join our team as a receptionist in our office. She is learning all areas of our patient care coordination. She loves working in this area of the office because she enjoys meeting new people. She has enjoyed being able to welcome & assist our patients at the beginning of their time in the office.
She has four children who keep her very busy and active. She loves spending time with her husband and children. In her spare time they like to go camping and attend her son’s travel baseball games. She also enjoys reading her bible and going on bike rides as a family. Her family lives between Huntington & North Manchester but her kids go to school at North Manchester.
Meet Stephanie, Optometric Technician, Health Information Analyst & Special Testing
Stephanie has been with Manchester Eyecare since 2016. She has mastered all areas of Clinical Care. She first worked as an examining Optometric Technician and then became a scribe for the doctor in the exam room. She understands coding & billing based upon the services provided in the visit, becoming our Health Information Analyst. But even more than that, she has become the assistant to the doctor in the exam room. She assists in transitioning patients to either an optician, contact lens fitting or to check out at the end of their exam.
She has been married to her wonderful husband, Ryan since 2014. They have two of the cutest boys you’ll ever see, Brecken and Tucker. They keep life interesting & amazing. In her spare time she enjoys catching as many sun rays as possible, along with making memories with her family. Her hobbies include swimming, bowling, reading and playing games with her boys. She is a people person & it shows because you will see her help as many people as she can while they are in the office. She truly enjoys seeing patients at the office as well as out and about in the community.
Meet Nici, Health Information Analyst
Nici has been employed at Manchester Eyecare since 2019, but has been working in the optometric field since 1997. She trained & worked with Dr. Minnich for over a decade & became a master scribe & assistant in the exam room. She later moved to this area & Dr. Minnich recruited her to assist at Manchester Eyecare to assist our doctors during the examinations & other office visit consults. She has learned many aspects of medical coding & billing in Optometry over the years. She also performs regular maintenance with the patient electronic medical records and provides other correspondence to other doctors as needed. She also coordinates most of our surgical referrals and co-management.
Nici and her husband, Nathan, have been married since 2002. They enjoy traveling and are Notre Dame football fanatics! They enjoy spending time with their 4 dogs, Beau, Simon, Maddie and Nayla.
Meet Emma, Optometric Technician & Special Testing
Emma joined our Clinical Care team in January 2020. She graduated from Manchester High School in 2017. After high school she attended an agriculture junior college in Illinois that she absolutely fell in love with! After deciding to move home she was ready to take a bigger step towards her future. That has led her to Manchester Eyecare. She works as an examining technician, assisting the doctor in preliminary testing. When she is not working you can usually find her spending time with friends and family on the lake. She also enjoys helping her cousin out in the show barn. She’s a fashion fanatic and loves all things unique. Her friends would describe her as spontaneous, free spirited, and fun to be around. She feels blessed to be able to grow and work with the best team at Manchester Eyecare.
Meet Halie, Optometric Technician
Halie just recently joined our Clinical Care team working as an examining Optometric Technician.
She graduated from Manchester Junior Senior High School in 2019. She is currently attending Indiana University Kokomo and is majoring in Radiologic Sciences. She plans to be a Radiology technician, and possibly even becoming a Radiologist some day. She has two pet cats and enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outside, and traveling.
Meet Angie, Insurance Billing/EOB Reconciliation & Accounts Receivable
Angie has been with Manchester Eyecare since the Fall of 2019. She serves as our Insurance & Medical Billing Coordinator. She has significant experience in patient care services & administration in other medical offices, most recently at Nappanee Family Eyecare as well.