Our Team

Your experience in our office will be different than any other optometry office in Redding. Because we know visiting a new optometrist may be intimidating, we strive to make the first and every subsequent visit you have in our office a positive and relaxing experience. Our staff works hard to ensure you have a pleasant appointment from start to finish. We only hire the friendliest and most knowledgeable staff members to help you feel at ease and right at home. We pride ourselves on keeping up with continuing education to remain at the forefront of our profession so we can offer you the latest eye care technology, professional services, and products.


Jennifer Glavaz, ABOC

Jennifer started out as an optician in 2002.  She has been a Certified Paraoptometric Assistant and is currently certified through the American Board of Opticianry.

She is the Office Manager and an experienced optician. She is here to keep our office running smoothly and to help our patients with anything they may need.

Jessie Barrett, CPO

Jessie started in the optometric field in 2003 as an optometric assistant and later as the scheduling coordinator for several years. She moved away, got married and started a family. She rejoined us in 2013 as our billing specialist, is a Certified Paraoptometric, and is also the assistant manager.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from CSU, Chico and is the mom of two awesome kids.


Marian Mills, ABOC, CPO

Marian began her career with us in high school as an after-school job starting in 2009. She currently holds certifications in both Opticianry and Paraoptometrics.

Her sunny disposition helps our office staff keep smiling and our patients happy. In her spare time she enjoys wine tasting and spending time with her two cats.

Tamara Lamb

Tamara joined our team of Opticians in September 2017.

Recently relocated from Chico, she is currently working on her ABO certification.

When she’s not at the office she enjoys the outdoors, camping, kayaking, cycling, and spending time with friends and family.

Optometric Assistants

Ginger Johnson, CPO

Ginger joined us in 2005 and has since become a Certified Paraoptometric.

She will guide you through our prescreening tests with ease.

She enjoys watching Nascar and playing with her dog Charlie.

Sydney Domke

Sydney joined our team in April of 2017 as the scheduling coordinator. She is now training to become a Certified Paraoptometric and optometric assistant.

In her spare time she enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with loved ones. She is the mom to a beautiful baby girl.

Front Office

Sarah Dryden

Sarah started with us in July of 2018. She has recent experience in medical billing, medical assisting, and medical front office but is new to optometry.

In her spare time she enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with her nieces and nephews. She also has a passion for coffee and cats.

Julie Gussenhoven, OD

Dr. Julie Gussenhoven
3416 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA

Phone: (530) 222-7290
Fax: (530) 605-1152


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