Allison is an ABO-certified optician and our optical board manager. She has 30 years of optical experience, making her extremely knowledgeable about the latest lens technologies. Her passion is to help our clients choose the best possible eyewear options for their needs.
Originally from Massachusetts, Allison moved to San Francisco in 1992 after graduating from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Her art background has definitely enhanced her career as an optician, as she is adept at helping people make the perfect aesthetic decisions when it comes to choosing the right frame and lenses for each client! In her spare time Allison loves hiking, bird watching and just enjoying nature. She also loves travel, nature photography and wine tasting. She and her husband, Tim, moved to Portland in 2015, and enjoy the variety of local restaurants and the Portland art culture.