Meet Our Experienced Team of Eyecare Professionals
Joni Dykeman, Co-owner and founder of Sugarloaf EyeCare.
Dr. Mitch Christensen, Optometrist and a co-owner of Sugarloaf EyeCare.
Mitch Christensen was born and raised in North Dakota and from the age of 13, he knew he wanted to be an optometrist. He attended undergrad at the University of North Dakota. From there he decided to go to optometry school at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon. Mitch graduated from Pacific in 1999 and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. He and his wife, Amy, moved to Atlanta for Amy’s full scholarship to the nursing program at Emory. Their son, Alex was born in 2003 and Will came along in 2005. Most spare time is spent around the Southeast at baseball fields watching both boys play baseball.
Dr. Katherine Woo, Optometrist.
Katherine Woo was born and raised in Georgia and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Polymer Engineering. Afterwards, she volunteered for a year overseas through OMF International. She then worked at Alcon in the Biomaterials group of the Research and Development department.
Katherine graduated from SUNY College of Optometry, where she participated in the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric honor society and received the Allan V. Wexler and Dr. Stanley Pearle Scholarship. She went on a volunteer trip to provide eye care to underserved populations and coordinated monthly eye exams at a local homeless shelter. She completed her residency in refractive and ocular surgery/ocular disease at Georgia Eye Partners. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association, and she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, painting, spending time with friends, traveling and eating good food.
Jamie Dykeman has been with Sugarloaf EyeCare since 2004. He is the business manager.
Liz Keating has been with Sugarloaf EyeCare since 2008. She is our Optical Manager and a frame stylist.
James Jerome has been with Sugarloaf EyeCare since 2010. He is an optometric technician.
Brittany Nassar has been with Sugarloaf EyeCare since 2003. She is an optician and frame stylist.
Bill Bagley, started in 2016 and is an optician/frame stylist.
Erendira (Ere) Luna, started in 2016 and is an optician/frame stylist.