Meet the staff who makes Colleyville Vision Associates the leading provider of vision care and products in Colleyville.
Jennifer Hollis, CPOA & NCLE Certified, Practice Manager
Jennifer has worked in the medical field for 12 years and 8 years in the optical field. As practice administrator she helps in all areas of the office and enjoys learning and teaching others.
She especially enjoys taking care of patients, problem solving and tackling new challenges. She is passionate about improving her skills and learning new aspects of the optical field at Colleyville Vision.
Jennifer enjoys reading, watching movies, catching up on T.V. shows, cooking and trying new foods with everyone she cares about. She adores her black lab, Shadow, and loves to teach him new tricks.
Jennifer would like to earn another certification and continue to stay on top of the accounts receivable and insurance for the office. Jennifer is recently graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with her Bachelors in Business Management degree.
Valerie McDowell, CPO Certified, Contact Lens Technician
Valerie is highly experienced in hospitality and customer service and is very enthusiastic about growing in the eye care industry. She specializes in making sure that each patient leaves with a smile and helping them understand their accounting and insurance questions. She prides herself in time management and multi-tasking.
She loves the pleasant atmosphere of Colleyville Vision, her wonderful co-workers, and engaging with people to make sure they are having the best experience possible.
She enjoys engaging in a variety of adventurous activities including paintball, rock-climbing, bowling, pool, fishing, Zumba classes, and swimming in the Texas heat. Valerie and her husband Kyle have two spunky daughters who keeps them very busy.
It is her desire to grow in the practice as she becomes familiar with patients. She would like to complete her degree, become a home-owner, and go skydiving.
Kelsey Donbar, Optician
Kelsey is very excited to bring her optical knowledge to CVA. She has 5 years of optical experience and 10 years in the customer service industry. Kelsey also brings 7 years of management experience to CVA.
Kelsey loves to help people see. She enjoys watching a patients face light up when they are able to see clearly. She also enjoys serving those in need.
In her spare time Kelsey likes cooking, organizing, watching movies, playing video games and everything outdoors. She is a fan of the Dallas Mavericks and enjoys going to games every chance she gets.
Kelsey has started studying for her ABO certification and plans to finish her Bachelors in Business Management to maximize her knowledge and skills.
Courtney DePrang, CPO Certified, Director of Patient Relations
Courtney is very active in her community and with her church. She loves to volunteer for events and services with her church. Courtney previously worked for a law firm in Louisiana as a receptionist and enjoyed pointing people in the right direction and talking on the phone.
Courtney is excited to get to know patients at CVA and learn all about eye care.
Courtney enjoys going home to Louisiana to spend time with her family and catch a new movie. She also likes to invite her friends to her new home so they can experience Texas. In Courtney’s spare time she enjoys leading worship at her church.
Courtney plans to grow with CVA and develop her skills. She would like to become more involved in the community and continue to volunteer. Courtney got married in 2015 and hopes to start a family in the next 4-5 years.
Allison Davis, CPO Certified, Pre-Testing Technician
Allison joins CVA with over ten years of customer service experience from the bank
and auto industry. Allison recently realized her passion for vision care while briefly working as an optician and has achieved her goal of becoming a Certified Technician.
Allison has been married for eleven years and has two daughters, ages 9 and 7. She enjoys going to movies, watching live bands, playing pool, top golf, and painting. Allison is really good at decorating cakes, she makes all of the Birthday cakes for her family and we have nominated her to make ours too. Allison loves sweets, she often enjoys a cookie with her lunch.
Allison would like to obtain her CPOA certification and continue learning and absorbing everything. Her goal is to leave a positive impact on the lives around her by giving back in her community.
Emily Ott, CPO Certified, Director of Patient Relations
Emily joins CVA with seven years of customer service and healthcare experience. Emily is new to Optometry and very eager to learn all about it. She recently graduated from Texas Women’s University with a Bachelors in Social Work.
Emily enjoys making people smile. She has a passion for helping people and really enjoys putting their minds at ease while here at CVA. “Sometimes this can be an intimidating situation. I enjoy helping people enjoy their experience and help them relax so they can enjoy their stay.”
Emily fits right in with the Colleyville Vision family, she also enjoys learning new things, reading, watching documentaries and trying new experiences. She loves to travel, try new foods and watch movies. Her current favorite movie is The Theory of Everything and she never misses the chance to enjoy a pizza. Emily also enjoys giving back to the community through volunteer work.
Emily’s goals over the next three years are to strengthen her ties in the community, become a homeowner and learn and absorb everything she can here at CVA.
Rebecca Rosso, CPO Certified, Pre-Testing Technician
Rebecca joins Colleyville Vision with over 2 years of experience as an optometric/ophthalmic technician. She really enjoys being a technician, so much, that she has decided to go to Optometry School. Rebecca enjoys learning new things and wants to learn everything she can about Optometry while she is working on her degree.
Rebecca recently moved closer to Colleyville and enjoys decorating her new home, spending time with her dog and boyfriend. She also enjoys trying new restaurants, playing with her niece and nephew, playing guitar and traveling when she is not working on homework.
Rebecca earned her Bachelors of Science and University Studies from UTA, and is working on her prerequisites to get accepted to Optometry School. She has also participated in mission trips in the past and would like to help CVA meet their goals to go on another trip.
Jordan Edwards, Optician
Jordan has worked in the optical industry for 6 years, spending two of those years in the lab. Jordan has a passion for optics and glasses and gets really excited about helping patients. He wants to make sure patients find the perfect frame, making sure that it fits properly and that they get the best possible vision through their lenses.
Jordan really enjoys riding motorcycles, working out and eating. He doesn’t like to watch TV but he really enjoys watching YouTube videos and learning new things. He is always eager to tell you what he ate at his last meal, his favorite thing to eat is steak.
Jordan is learning a lot working with Colleyville Vision and would like to learn more about the medical side of the office. He also plans to study for his ABO certification. Jordan loves to travel and has already visited 41 states! He plans to do a cross country ride on his motorcycle one day.
Melissa Cobian, CPO Certified, Pre-Testing Technician
Melissa is really excited to join the CVA team and bring her expertise of patient care. Melissa has been a technician for optometry and ophthalmology for three years. She really enjoys getting to know her patients while providing the best eye care. Melissa is working on her undergraduate degree and plans to go to Optometry school in a few years.
Melissa really enjoys being outdoors, she enjoys running, working out and living a healthy lifestyle. She also loves road trips, traveling and shopping any chance she gets.
Melissa plans to begin studying for the CPOA exam to continue to prepare herself for Optometry school. She also hopes to learn how to cook and run a marathon.
Orlando Garcia, ABOC, Optician
Orlando joins Colleyville Vision with 12 years of experience in the Optometry field. He started in the lab, making lenses for glasses and learned that he enjoyed providing patients with good vision. As his passion grew he began frame styling patients and educating them on quality lenses and frames. Since then he has done a little bit of everything, willing to help wherever it is needed.
Orlando is very passionate about optical and providing patients with the best vision. He worked for Essilor Vision Foundation driving the vision bus to under privileged areas and providing vision screenings and glasses to those in need.
In his free time Orlando enjoys working out, exploring DFW to find new foods, music festivals and sports events. If you want to know where to get the best mac and cheese in DFW, ask him. Orlando recently became a home owner and is having fun making changes to the house.
Orlando plans to continue to educate himself on new lens and frame technology and possibly create a frame line in the future.
Nicolas Rodriquez, Ad Designer
Nicholas comes to CVA with 9 years in the optical industry. In those nine years he has obtained experience in every area of the optical industry from patient care, preliminary testing, dispensing, to the back end optical lab.
Nic is the busy, creative, and friendly ad designer for Colleyville Vision. You can see his work most frequently in Living Magazine.
Nic enjoys photography, guitar, and spending time with his wife and two kids.