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The Staff

Our El Cerrito StaffOur exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs. We will help you understand your insurance coverage and if financial arrangements are necessary, we will be glad to help you develop a plan to make your vision care treatment possible.

Meet our staff:


Sharon Johnson

Office Manager

I have over 40 years experience in the optometry field and love a challenge. I love to travel and hang out with my cats.


Maureen Smith

Optometric Technician

Maureen Smith, the singing optician. Is a wife, mother of 3 gorgeous daughters, and grandmother to 3 awesome teenagers. Maureen also has 30 years of optical experience, all while performing with bands and vocal groups of her own. And standing 20 feet from stardom singing background for artists locally and internationally.


Romona Payne

Optometric Technician

Romona Payne is a trained medical assistant with 17 years of optical experience. I spend my time away from the office with my husband, daughter and cherished granddaughter.


Glenda Rau

Optometric Technician

Fashion is my hobby, accessorizing with glasses is my passion.


Mary Stoumbos

Optometric Technician

I have 20 years of optometry experience in the Bay Area. We have a fantastic selection of eyewear at El Cerrito Optometry. I would love to have the opportunity to help you find the perfect pair of glasses for you and your visual needs.


Catherine Koehler

Optometric Technician

I have been working at El Cerrito Optometry for a little over 4 years and it's the best job I have ever had! We are a little family and I enjoy working here. I have been married for 2 years and have a 2.5-year-old son named Carter. We love to garden and travel when we can.


Tim Rau

Office Engineer

I enjoy golf, fishing and bike riding when I am not performing minor repairs at the shop.