Our Staff

  • Dr.
    Cade Wilson, OD

    A graduate of one of the nation’s premier optometry programs, Dr. Wilson opened Elite Eye Care & Optical in 2007.

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  • Angela C. Howell, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

    Angela received her degree at Freed Hardeman University and ASU in Biology. She has been in NEA for 20+ years.

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  • Dr.
    Patrick Fowler, OD

    Dr. Fowler, who is also a Jonesboro native, attended Nettleton High School and graduated cum laude from Arkansas State University where he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award.

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  • Hannah Hibbs
    Optician Apprentice

    Hannah, a Jonesboro citizen, has been in the optometry field since 2014. With a personal experience of vision difficulties since a young child, she has always had a passion for helping others to improve quality of sight. Hannah is CPO certified and currently an optician apprentice, making strides to expand her knowledge even further. Recently married, Hannah spends her off days in the company of her family and fur babies. 

  • Abby Labbe
    Office Technician

    Abby, a certified paraoptometric, started her career in optics just 3 years ago. A Jonesboro graduate and an ASU student, has many different talents to contribute to the Elite team. She strives to provide efficient care to our patients and is known for her considerate and friendly attitude by all who meet her. Abby enjoys her time with her friends, family, and fur babies on her off days. 

  • April Nash
    Office Technician

    Marianna native, April has an associates of Arts in Healthcare Adminstration, CNA and CDP certification. Being new to the Elite team in 2019, she has proved to be a hard working employee and ensures timely care to make the experience for our patients quick and easy! Having a healthcare background, April is eager to learn more about optics and eye health to better serve our patients! April is married with a daughter and a son, and loves spending her free time with them, painting, pottery, and running. 

  • Emily Miller
    Office Technician

    Emily, originally from Topeka, moved to the Pocahontas in 2014. Making the career change from beautician to eye care technician in 2019, she has only made the office a friendlier place. With her bubbly and neighborly attitude, she always ensures a fun and welcoming experience. Working one on one with patients is her favorite part of the day! On off days, Emily enjoys trips with her boyfriend, Jeff. Quality time with fur babies and face-timing with family back home.  


  • Amy Renteria
    Office Technician

    Amy, a Leachville citizen, Arkansas Tech University and ASU grad, started her eye care career in 2018. Being Bilingual, Amy helps Elite provide effective care by communicating with our patients with language barriers. Always bringing fun and laughter to the team, she makes every patient feel like a friend. Outside of work, she loves spending time with Ava, her daughter, Ethan, and her big family.  

  • Mary Kathryn Farrow
    Office Technician

    Mary Kathryn, Manila native and graduate, joined the Elite Team in 2018. Her smile and willingness to go the extra mile sets her apart with our patients!  She works along side the optical team to ensure the best eye care experience. Outside of Elite, Mary Kathryn spends time with loved ones and her dog, Navi. 

  • Lindsey Willbanks
    Office Technician

    Lindsey, A Caruthersville native, has been a Jonesboro citizen for 7 years. A Graduate from Mississippi State and ASU, She started her career with Elite in 2018, but since then has gained much knowledge about eye health and improving patience experience. She loves the day to day interactions with our patients, but outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and family. 

  • Elisabeth Simmons
    Optical Manager

    Elisabeth, a Jonesboro native and Westside graduate, is the optical manager for the Elite Team. From keeping our shelves stocked with the fashionable yet affordable frame products; to ensuring endurable, high quality products for the kids, Elisabeth has helped Elite become rated the best eyewear store in Jonesboro. Spending time with her daughter and family is her favorite things to do on her days off. 

  • Ashley Bradberry
    Optician Apprentice

    GCT Graduate and Jonesboro Citizen, Ashley is currently working to gain licensure to become an Optician. Working hands on with patients, in dispensing, adjusting, and helping with eyewear selection is her favorite part of her profession. As passionate as she is about optical, she shares an equal passion for music, artifacts, and history. 

  • Braidon Hinson
    Paragould Office Manager

    Braidon is a local to Paragould, where he graduated from Greene County Tech. Braidon has been with the Elite family for several years and enjoys helping with patient care. On his off days, he enjoys tinkering with his race cars. 

  • Dr. Zac Inboden,
    OD

    Dr. Inboden is a native of Northeast Arkansas. After attending Trumann High School, he graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor's degree in finance as well as an MBA. A career change led him to attend Southern College of Optometry where he graduated in 2017. He is primarily located at our Paragould location and is welcoming new patients! 

  • Sherry Kimberling
    Licensed Optician

    Sherry is a Licensed Optician that brings years of knowledge to our team. Since starting her optical career in 1979, she brings many different skill sets to our optical team. Sherry has a son and two grandchildren that keep her busy in her free time. 

  • Nathan Hickson
    Optician Apprentice

    Nathan is a Licensed Dispensing Opticians Apprentice. From lens options to frame choices, he strives to provide the best service to our patients. When away from the office, he spends his time with family and traveling! 

  • Jennifer Kinman
    Insurance Technician

    Jennifer, Harrisburg native, received her Business Certificate at ASU and has lived in Jonesboro since 2003. She has been an asset to the Elite Team for several years and is well known for her customer service attitude.  Outside of work, her two children keep her busy with baseball games and gymnastics. 

  • Jessica Wallace
    Jonesboro Office Manager

    Jessica has an Associates of Science from ASU and a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. She enjoys working out, running, hiking, canoeing, camping and ultimately admiring God’s creation.

  • Tabatha Edwards
    Insurance Manager

    Tabatha, the Insurance manager, is an important member of the Elite team by her knowledge of insurance and filing. Tabatha is a wife and mother of two, and enjoys cheering on the Red Wolves at every game during football season. 

  • Bailee Towles
    Jonesboro Office Manager

    Manila citizen and ANC graduate, Bailee has been apart of the Elite Team since 2015. Starting her career as a vision therapy technician, she has always had a heart for helping others, especially children. Working more behind the scenes as a office manager, Bailee works hands on with Medicaid insurance to provide better care to those specific patients, supervising the vision therapy staff, and ensuring our staff provides exceptional care. In her free time, she enjoys spending summer days at the river, time on the farm with her husband, and quality time with her big family.

Locations

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

The Mall At Turtle Creek

Monday:

10:00 am-7:30 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-7:30 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-7:30 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-7:30 pm

Saturday:

10:00 am-7:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Office At Windover

Monday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-3:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Paragould

Monday:

8:30am - 6:00pm

Tuesday:

8:30am - 6:00pm

Wednesday:

8:30am - 6:00pm

Thursday:

9:00am - 8:00pm

Friday:

8:30am - 6:00pm

Saturday:

9:00am - 3:00pm

* Every other Saturday

Sunday:

Closed