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Doctors & Staff

Meet our experienced and friendly doctors and staff!

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.

Edie, Practice Manager

As, Tri-County’s Practice Manager, Edie does more than just Eye-up the business. With more than 18 years of experience in both Optometry and Ophthalmology, she bring a lot of know-how and understanding to the office. She is obsessed with customer service (thanks to years of managing for retailers Sears & Lechmere), loves teaching and learning new things (could explain why she’s always talking), and has a hard time sitting in one place. She has degrees in HealthCare Business Management, Opticianry, and Chemistry. In her spare time, you can find her hiking, road biking, and trying to tire out her fur babies Baxter & Brodie.

Carol, Receptionist

Carol became a member of our friendly team in 2017, as a front desk receptionist.  Carol loves animals, gardening, and antiques. Carol and her husband are constantly remodeling and decorating their home. Carol has one daughter, who makes her very proud, and three grandchildren who are a constant source of delight.



Charlene, Receptionist

Charlene joined our team in 2019 as a front desk receptionist. She is the smiling face that will greet you, upon arrival. She graduated from local Eastern CT State University with her B.S. in Health Sciences and a minor in Biology. Although born in NY, Charlene was raised in Willimantic. She loves her fur baby, Lana.


Erin, 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, CPOA, Optometric Technician

Judy joined our team in January 2015. She has been a Paraoptometric for over 18 years. She specializes in assisting the doctor in preliminary testing, and is knowledgeable in all facets of contact lenses, including insert and removal. She is bilingual, which helps a great deal with our Spanish community. 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 enjoy traveling and spending time with their children & grandchildren.

Joan, Optician

Joan has been with Tri County Vision since 2011. She has over 28 years experience in helping people see and look their best. Whether you are looking for special lens treatments to order with your new pair of glasses or you need a quick adjustment, the optical staff at Tri- County Vision can help you out. We offer a variety of stylish frames to suit every taste and budget. Not sure what you want or what looks best on you? Joan has an eye for style and a vast knowledge of lens types and coatings. She will make sure you not only see well with your new glasses, but look fantastic too! Adjustments and most repairs are free! Stop by anytime during normal business hours to visit with her.

Michele, Optician

Michele came to us through the very first graduating class of Goodwin College’s Opticianry program. Now that she’s been with our staff for some time, many of her talents have added greatly to the warm atmosphere we hope to convey to our patients. She is at once knowledgeable and compassionate. Knowledgeable in her profession, and compassionate with our patients.  Michele has raised two wonderful and productive children and has since turned her attention to her hobby of crafting, decorating her home and tending to her precocious mixed terrier, Winston.  Please do stop in and meet Michele if you have not already done so, you will be so glad you did!

Danielle, Vision Therapist

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.

Kris, 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.  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 Willimantic with her rescue dogs Boomer & Blondie.

Christine, Billing Specialist

Christine began her career at Tri-County in 2019. She is a recent graduate of Three Rivers Community College with a major in Medical Billing and Coding. In her spare time she loves to spend time with all her four legged kids, horse Rocky, goats Paisley & Finnegan, cat Boots, and her bearded dragon Spike. She’s hooked on fresh and saltwater fishing, line dancing, riding horses and anything to do with being outdoors!


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