Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Tri-County Vision the leading provider of vision care products and services in Willimantic.
Dr. Beth Schramm
Dr. Schramm received her B.A. from Hofstra University and her B.S. and Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. She completed externships at Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI; Feinbloom Low Vision Center and Pediatric training at The Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA; and Pugliese Eye Specialists, Kingston, PA. Dr. Schramm specializes in Behavioral Optometry and offers Vision Therapy services.
Dr. Sean McKeown
Dr. McKeown received his B.S. from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA and his Doctor of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed externships at the VA Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, PA; Pugliese Eye Specialists in Kingston, PA; and The Eye Institute at Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
Andrea Dawley, CPOA, Patient Care Coordinator
Andrea Dawley, CPO, Patient Care CoordinatorAndrea has been with Tri-County Vision since 2005. She is a 2003 graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University and is a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant. Andrea is our Patient Care Coordinator, her goal is to make sure our patients have an all around satisfactory experience at our office. She performs pre-testing, specialty testing procedures, and Insurance billing. Andrea enjoys spending time with her Husband Rob, her two little ones Sayde and Natalie, and her two rescued dogs Nina & Trooper. Please feel free to e-mail Andrea at email@example.com with any questions.
Kris Perry, Optometric Assistant & Insurance Specialist
After graduating near the top of her Certified Medical Assisting Class from Lincoln Technical Institute in the Winter of 2011, she joined our team in July of the same year. She is our Optometric Assistant, who completes pre-testing procedures and verifies insurance coverage. Kris is an avid softball player, who has numerous championships and accolades in the 30+ years she has played. Her most recent playing for Cedarwood Lounge during the 2011 Women’s championship here in Willimantic. She lives in Norwich with her rescue dogs Boomer & Blondie.
Stacey Messier, Receptionist
Stacey is our Front Desk Receptionist, joining our team in 2009. She brings with her more than 20 years in the medical field. She will be the first to greet you when you arrive at our office and is the pleasant voice answering our phone. She is married with two grown daughters and a son. Stacey enjoys gardening and taking care of her two Basset Hounds, two very fat cats and ducks.
Erin Boehle, CPOA, Optometric Technician
Erin joined our team as an Optometric Technician in 2010. She performs pre-testing prodecures, as well as specialized testing and contact lens training and ordering. Erin’s pleasant personality will be sure to make you feel like home in our office.
Judy joined our team in January 2015. She has been a technician for over 15 years. She specializes in assisting the doctor in preliminary testing, and is knowledgeable in facets of contact lenses, including insert and removal. Judy has resided mostly in CT for the past 35 years although she grew up in California, which she still considers her home. She lives with her husband, and their 2 large rescue dogs. They have 4 grown children, and 10 grandchildren. Yes, 10! Judy is bilingual, which helps a great deal with our Spanish community.
Joan Amrani , Optician
Joan Amrani, our experienced Optician, joined us in the Summer of 2011. She brings with her over 20 years of optical knowledge. Joan was born and raised in Portland, Maine. She moved to Northern California, where she resided for 23 years. Joan has 3 grown children and has a cat who recently adopted her. Her knowledge and warm personality is sure to make your optical experience pleasurable, whether repairing glasses or showing you the latest styles in eye wear.
Bio to come, Michelle is new to our office!
Danielle Jaccheo, Vision Therapy Assistant
Upon graduating from Bancroft School of Massage Therapy with her certificate in 2005, Danielle worked as a massage therapist specializing in Geriatrics. After the birth of her 3rd child in 2008, she put her career on hold to stay at home with her children. Danielle joined our team in 2012 as a Vision Therapy Assistant Danielle enjoys spending time with her children Gabrielle, Aidan, and Elijah, as well as reading, taking classes, cooking and camping.
Paula Burns, Billing Specialist
Paula graduated from Ridley Lowell in 1995 majoring in computerized accounting. She enjoys spending time on the water, kayaking, and sewing. She loves spending time with her husband Kevin, her children and grandchildren. Paula joined our team in 2012 as a billing specialist.
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Lucas – Lab Assistant
Murphy – Lab Assistant