Opticians

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Jon Bright

Jon is committed to making Spectacle Shop the best optical experience in the Charlottesville area. He has been a Virginia Licensed Optician since 1977 when he graduated from college with a degree in ophthalmic dispensing. He moved to Charlottesville in 1978, where he was employed by Keller and George Optical until he opened the Spectacle Shop in 1984. Since opening the Spectacle Shop, Jon has filled many leadership roles in both the optical and local community. Some of his roles include:

Jon is committed to making Spectacle Shop the best optical experience in the Charlottesville area. He has been a Virginia Licensed Optician since 1977 when he graduated from college with a degree in ophthalmic dispensing. He moved to Charlottesville in 1978, where he was employed by Keller and George Optical until he opened the Spectacle Shop in 1984. Since opening the Spectacle Shop, Jon has filled many leadership roles in both the optical and local community. Some of his roles include:

1996 – 2011 Chairman of the Virginia Board for Licensed Opticians

1997 - 2010 Chairman of the National Committee of State Opticianry Regulatory Boards

2008 - 2011 Board of Directors, American Board of Opticians 2008 - 2011

2008 - Present Board of Directors Charlottesville Albemarle Chamber of Commerce

Fellow National Academy of Opticianry

Member of Opticians Association of America

Member of Opticians Association of Virginia

Member of the National Opticians Guild

Past President Thomas Jefferson Lions Club

Past President Charlottesville Downtown foundation

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Amanda Martz

Amanda has been part of the Spectacle Shop team since 2002. She received her Virginia State Optician’s license in 2006. She is a member of the American Board of Opticians as well as a member of the Opticians Association of Virginia. Known for her good fashion sense, she is remarkable at helping people select great eyewear.