Our Staff

Meet The Team

Staff members at Clay Street EyeCare are well trained in their field of expertise and attend continuing education classes throughout the year. This creates an office culture designed for excellent patient care and personalized service.

David | Optician

David is the optician at our office. He has worked in the optical industry since 1985. That experience gives him the skill to make the quality glasses that our practice promises. David takes pride in the importance of his work as an optician and will work with you to fulfill your optical needs. David has lived most of his life in Jasper and has two sons, Carter and Grant. As a family they enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, camping and swimming.


Jeanne | Business

Jeanne works in our business office.  She started working for Dr Otte in 1996 and then came to Clay Street EyeCare in 2006. At CSE we do accept most insurances and will file these for you. If you have questions about your vision insurance call our office and ask for Jeanne. Jeanne and her husband Bobby have one daughter Valerie. Jeanne loves to travel and spend time with her family.


Lisa | Optician

Lisa started working at Clay Street EyeCare in 2007. She graduated in 2008 from Indiana University with a degree in optometric technology and is certified by the American Board of Opticianry. Lisa enjoys assisting patients with frame selections, adjustments and repairs. Lisa and her husband Brad have one son, Corbin. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and cheering for IU!


Hannah | Optician

Hannah started working for Dr Buechler while in high school so she now has almost 17 years experience in eye care. Hannah works at the front desk and will greet you as you enter our office. She schedules appointments, answers the phone and helps with insurance. Hannah and her husband Adam have three sons and enjoy gardening, 4 wheel riding and camping.


Melanie | Optician

Melanie has worked for Dr Otte and now Clay Street EyeCare for 19 years. Beside adjusting and repairing your glasses, Melanie really enjoys working with people and loves to help with your frame selection. She lives in Jasper with her husband Greg and two sons. Melanie is very busy with her sons' activities and enjoys gardening, fishing and spending time with family and friends.


Marcia | Receptionist

Marcia began her career in the optical field in 1997 working for Dr. Otte. She has worked for Clay Street EyeCare since the practices merged in 2006. Two days a week Marcia will be the first to greet you as you enter our office. She also enjoys the phone interaction with our patients as she makes appointments. Marcia and her husband Gary are life long residents of Jasper and do volunteer work for several organizations and their church. Marcia is also a part-time real estate agent with her husband. Her hobbies include crocheting, music and being a Corvette enthusiast.


Jane | Receptionist

Jane started working for Clay Street EyeCare in 2008. She usually works at the front desk answering the phone and making appointments but she is also able to help out in the lab when needed. She graduated from Indiana University in Optometric Technology in 1975. She previously worked for Dr Thomas Eversman from 1976 to 1990. She and her husband Allen have four children. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing golf and reading.


Samantha | Receptionist

Samantha graduated with a degree in Health Services from the University of Southern Indiana in 2010. She came to Clay Street EyeCare in 2013 after working at another eye care practice for 3 years. Samantha enjoys interacting with patients by scheduling appointments, helping with frame selections and adjusting frames. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time with her family and friends.


Krista | Receptionist

Krista started working for Clay Street EyeCare in 2016. She works at the front desk and will greet you as you enter the office. Krista enjoys interacting with the patients while they are in the office as well as answering the phone and scheduling appointments. She and her husband Matt have two children and enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Diane | Optician

Diane started working for Clay Street EyeCare in 2016. She had previously worked for Dr. Otte before leaving to start a family in 1989. She enjoys working with patients either at the front desk or helping them with their glasses. Diane and her husband, Charlie live in Schnellville and have three children, Jeff, Janel and Luke. In her free time, she enjoys walking and working outdoors.


Kalyn | Receptionist

Kalyn began working at Clay Street EyeCare in 2013. She is mostly here over school breaks as she is still a student at Indiana University­ Bloomington. Kalyn graduated with a Human Biology BS in May 2016. In the fall of 2016, she will begin the path towards a doctorate degree at Indiana University School of Optometry. Kalyn is often found at the front desk answering phones and greeting patients. As a college student, Kalyn spends a majority of her time studying. However, in her free time, she enjoys reading, playing volleyball and spending time with her friends and family. Go Hoosiers!