Meet The Team

Meet The Team

our doctors

Dr. William C. Henson

Boone native and Watauga High Graduate!  Dr. Henson, a.k.a. Chad, attended Chapel Hill here in NC for one year before…

Dr. Amanda Rights

Dr. Rights decided on a career in optometry early in life — in fact, she knew it was her calling…

Dr. Melisa Kalac

Dr. Melisa Kalac grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and received her Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Florida…

Dr. Daniel Sullivan

After more than 25 years with Blue Ridge Vision, the tall Doctor with the fun shoes has finally retired.  Dr.…

Dr. Russell Harrison

Currently awaiting his licensure in North Carolina, Russell is next in line to join the Blue Ridge Vision team of…
our staff

Debbie Heaton

Debbie has brought the warmth of the beach and sunshine to Blue Ridge Vision since 1992.

Leanne Salt

Need a coffee? Come hang out.  Have a question about your eyes? Come hang out.  Leanne is always happy to help.

Tristin Hodges

The guy in the lab coat is always up for the challenge of making something in your life equal the magical number 23.

Holly Williams

Mama Bear Holly will make sure your referrals get to the right place and ensure the smoothest exam check out.

Ginny Lilly

Blue Ridge Vision’s in house guru of all things insurance and all things awesome. If you want to know it, Ginny will find it!

Desiree Aparicio

Your neighborhood friendly optician.  Whether it’s your prescription needs for glasses or the coolest eye themed jewelry, Desiree is always ready to talk ‘eyes’!

Daniel Quin

Blue Ridge Vision’s resident Disc Golfer extraordinaire, with all the skills to help you with all your glasses needs.

Emily Storie

Ready to take a dance back to see the doctors?  Emily will do a little dance with you all the way down the halls of Blue Ridge Vision.

Brandy Chester

Brandy will have you singing along to the awesome music selection at Blue Ridge Vision.  Who knew picking out new glasses could be so much fun!

Emma Newton

When you need a little compassion and kindness added to your life Emma is here to save the day with gentle words and beautiful artwork.

Riley Summerville

Going to school and making you look cool! Our house Sorority sister keeps things a little pink and a little ruffly with her stylish attire.

Gabby Jakob

A.K.A. Gibby!  Always bringing fun to Blue Ridge Vision and brightening up the day even in the snowiest of seasons here in the High Country.

Carrie Miller

Mom of three and sewing master Carrie brings her artistic flare to work every day to help you select the best fit and style frame we have to offer.

Millie Small

Writer, photographer, all around artistic!  Millie has an exceptional artist eye to help you select glasses to match your unique and beautiful features.