Meet Our Team
Learn a little bit about the Vision Quest Staff
With over thirty years experience in his practice, Dr. Ruggles has been offering exceptional care to patients from all over the state. He graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry, and has lived in mid-Michigan for 25 years where he's helped countless people see the world around them as vividly as possible.
Dr. Jason Andrus
Optometrist, Optometric Physician
Dr. Andrus spent two years as a volunteer for various food pantries and charities before studying at Utah State University, and eventually moving to Michigan with his wife Miriam. After Graduating from the Michigan College of Optometry, he completed a residency in primary eye care and ocular disease at the Dayton, OH VA. Dr. Andrus enjoys camping, woodworking, classic cars, guitar, singing, and piano.
Office Manager, Dispensing Optician
Donna was an employee of the original Vision Quest store in 1990, and has been assisting patients in Midland ever since. With her vast knowledge of fitting techniques and a keen fashion sense, she'll make sure you walk away looking your best and feeling confident.
ABO Certified Optician, IT Admin, Head of Marketing
Although comparatively new to the optical business, he knows how to make patients laugh and keep them comfortable while pre-testing. On the sales floor, Gabriel will try his hardest to make sure patients get a modern, high-fashion look that will stay cool for years to come.
Optometric Technician, Billing Associate
Jessi is the lead technician in the Bay City office, but can sometimes be found in Midland prepping patients, offering advice on aesthetics, or working on insurance claims, keeping both offices running smoothly.
District Manager, ABO Certified Optician
She's been working with Dr. Ruggles for years, and knows the optical business like the back of her hand. Inez is extremely dedicated to helping anyone whenever she can, and makes everyone feel welcome immediately upon meeting her. Although mostly based in the Bay City store, Inez can occasionally be found helping out in Midland.