Erin is a Humboldt County native. She enjoys living in our small, close-knit community and is now raising her own family here. In 2005 she graduated from Humboldt State University with her BS in Business Administration. Erin’s optical journey began in 1998. Throughout the last 20 years of experience she has continued to expand her knowledge. In 2015 Erin obtained her Master’s in Ophthalmic Optics. She is one of 450 in the United States to earn this designation and is Humboldt County’s only Master Optician.
Dana is our talented Benefits Expert and Receptionist. With over 25 years of experience in a variety of medical settings, including 12 years in optometry, Dana is unique in her abilities to help patients understand and utilize their insurance benefits. Dana is known for her big heart, and her wide smile. She is very detail-oriented – a trait that makes her such an exceptional asset to our clinic and to our patients. She moved to Humboldt County in 2005 and enjoys the outdoors and beaches with her family.
Tiffany has been a part of our team for years. She recently tried to move back to her home state of New York but within a few months realized that nothing compares to Humboldt County and has moved back to join our team once more. Tiffany is a skilled optician with a New York flare.
Renae is a valued part of our clinic. She joined us in 2020 with 12 years of experience in medical care including four years working in ophthalmology and optometry. She was extremely excited to join our team and serve our community as an optician. Renae moved to Humboldt from the Central Valley. While in the area, she has earned a bachelor's degree from Humboldt State University and continues to fall in love with the redwood coast while spending most of her time hiking and adventuring.
Clarissa was raised in Eureka and graduated from Humboldt State University. Before joining Cole Family Eye Care, she worked in the eye care field for three years. She is honored to be a part of the practice and enjoys learning more about the intricacies of eye care every day. Her favorite activities outside of work are reading and spending time with animals.