Patient Care Coordinators
Front Desk Supervisor
In her free time, Cassie enjoys sewing, New Orleans Saints football, and curling up with a good book. She also loves spending time with her husband, Don; her son, Jude; and her giant lapdog, Pixel.
Daphne earned her Bachelor of Science at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois and her Masters of Social Work at Hunter College in New York City. She has worked with children and families in a variety of settings as a teacher and therapist. Daphne says, “I’m a positive person so, working at Heartland Eye Consultants is a pleasure because positive professionalism is paramount in the office and is kept through a sense of ownership and teamwork. Further, the focus is on individualized cutting edge treatment for our patients offered through knowledgeable and friendly staff.”
Daphne is married to Ken and she has home schooled their four children. She enjoys her faith, history and music along with needlework and physical fitness.
Patient Care Coordinator
Patient Care Coordinator
Jackie has been working with insurance claims for 12 years. She is full time and has been with Heartland Eye Consultants since March 2008. Jackie enjoys helping patients with any questions or concerns they might have regarding the processing of their claims.
Jackie loves spending time with her family.
Karen earned a Bachelor in Science in Accounting at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. Karen is a member of the Nebraska Society of CPA’s and has practiced in accounting since 1980. She enjoys golf, Nebraska and Denver Bronco football games and traveling.
Technician Manager, CPOA
Melisa has a background in nursing working in an Alzheimer’s unit for 2 years. She earned an associate’s Degree in Health and Science at Breckenridge School of Nursing. My favorite part of working here is that I get to learn something new every day. Then I get to take my knowledge and share it with our patients and really help make their quality of care better. In my spare time I am a volleyball coach who still loves to play recreationally. I have a Miniature Dachshund named Maci whom I enjoy snuggling with during my time off, and I am a diehard Husker fan and loves spending time with my family and friends.
In her spare time Renee loves to spend time with her children, family, and friends. She enjoys reading and outdoor activities. She and her family also love to go to the movies and have picnics.
Jeanie says “I am very grateful to be back doing the kind of work I enjoy and being part of the team at Heartland Eye Consultants. I am continually learning new things and am proud to be part of a practice that excels in patient care.”
Jeanie enjoys spending time with her family and is also up for a good book.
In 2013 -2014, Kari successfully completed a rigorous course of study, case writings, written testing, and oral examination passing the highest level of accreditation for Vision Therapists. She obtained her Certified Optometric Vision Therapy endorsement in October of 2014. This puts Kari in the top 10-20% of therapists in the country.
In Kari’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys reading and any outdoor activities.
Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not limited to Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Sioux City, IA, South Sioux City, NE, Norfolk, NE and surrounding towns. Call us at (402) 493-6500