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The Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

Administrative Staff


Kelly is our Practice Coordinator and has enjoyed living in Guelph for 15 years. She loves the fulfillment of keeping our Practice running in tip top shape, and the fact that every day is different. She lives with her husband and two kids and is involved locally in youth mentoring….
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Julia is our Referral Coordinator and joined Edinburgh Optometry in April 2019. She moved to Guelph from Russia, where she studied Engineering and English. She loves to spend time walking her very energetic golden lab, exploring her new city and relaxing with a good book. Eric The Baker in downtown…
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Reception and Diagnostic Technicians


Victoria is originally from Scotland, where she worked as a registered nurse. She enjoys life in Canada (especially the snow!) with her husband and is now a Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant. When she is not working, Victoria enjoys roller skating, all things Star Wars, and long walks with her husband…
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Monica is one of the faces you may see when checking in for an appointment, or when you are being pre-tested. Monica is a recent graduate of University of Guelph, and is about to embark on the adventure of studying Optometry at Ohio State. When not at the office or…
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Carol joined the team here at the beginning of 2017 since moving from the Niagara/Burlington area. Carol enjoys the interaction with our patients, whether at the front desk or pretesting. When not at the office, she spends her time exploring the local area and time with her grandchildren. Her favourite…
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Jackie is proud to say she has thoroughly enjoyed 25 years (and counting!) with Edinburgh Optometry. She has been involved in every aspect of office procedures, a “jack” of all trades, except edging! She has made Guelph her home and raised 2 active children. Jackie is an avid long distance…
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Andrea moved to Guelph to attend U of G and loved it so much she has made it her home ever since. Andrea loves patient interaction and spending time with her front desk team. When not here, she spends her time gardening, knitting and enjoying the company of her husband,…
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Neshat is a student at Wilfrid Laurier University studying business. She has been a valued team member for 3 years, starting out in recalls and moving up to being a dedicated member of our reception and diagnostic technician team. When not at work, she enjoys doing makeup artistry, spending time…
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Kim joined Edinburgh Optometry in March and has quickly become an integral part of our Front Desk/Diagnostic Technician team. Her favorite dinner spot in Guelph is Victoria’s Pizza. Kim has recently moved to the Guelph area, with her husband Pat and her two senior dogs, Sophie and Maggie. Kim is…
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Tammy is the newest member of our Front Desk/Diagnostic Technician team. She is a long-time member of the Guelph community. She has six wonderful, creative children and loves to spend time with them mountain biking and kayaking. Her favorite place in Guelph is The Boathouse….
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Optical Staff


Shelby has been a beloved member of the Edinburgh Optometry team since September 2018. She loves to help patients look and feel their best by selecting stylish frames which suits their personality. She is an avid photographer, loves travel and her favourite restaurant in Guelph (and maybe on Earth) is Lemongrass…
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Cherie has been an Optician at Edinburgh Optometry since 2009. Outside of work, she enjoys going to concerts, watching movies and cheering on her favorite little player, her son, at local sporting events….
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Barb has been a part of the Dispensing Optician team at Edinburgh Optometry for 12 years. When she’s not busy in the dispensary she can be found volunteering with “Special Olympics” or travelling on vision mission trips. She enjoys dinner and movies downtown Guelph….
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Rose Ann

Rose Ann joined the Edinburgh optical team in the summer of 2017. She is a graduate of Georgian College in Barrie and has had many years of experience working as an Optician in a variety of optical settings, from smaller independent to larger chains. She enjoys helping patients chose the…
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Rachel joined our team January 2017 working as an Optician. She graduated from Seneca College in Toronto where she studied Opticianary. You can find Rachel in the lab crafting eyeglasses or helping out patients with their frame selections and vision needs. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, fishing, archery and…
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