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Our Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly staff who help make Eyes For Life the leading provider of vision care products and services in Spokane, WA.

Rachel Lay, Manager

Starting at Eyes For Life in 2013 as one of the first technicians for the practice, Rachel loves working firsthand with our valued patients. Greeting each patient with a bright and cheerful smile, she makes them feel comfortable and welcome. Her caring demeanor along with her vast knowledge of eyes puts even the most anxious patients and fellow employees at ease. Rachel took over as Office Manager in 2021 and excelled in her new role. Rachel’s expertise also includes years of prior experience in optical, the ability to effectively run the front desk operations, as well as molding new technicians with her excellent mentorship.

In addition to her career, Rachel is a full-time mother and loves spending quality time with her children. Her passion for travel makes her a rich and well-rounded individual.

Annie Tresko, Technician

Born and raised in Spokane, Annie received her BS from the University of Washington and joined us with a background working in corneal transplantation in Seattle. Her eagerness to learn has allowed her to quickly become a fully trained technician happy to answer any of your questions. Her interest in learning the latest procedures in providing the highest quality eye care guarantees to our patients they are in good hands at Eyes for Life. In her free time, you will find Annie spending her summers hiking or kayaking the state parks around Spokane, or perhaps weeding in the garden. In the winters, Annie enjoys snowshoeing or staying warm inside working on intricate fabric art projects.

Ashley Dudycha, Technician

CPO-certified, Ashley joined Eyes For Life in 2017 with administration sales experience. Quiet and calm by nature, Ashley calms all those around her. As a full-time nursing student at Spokane Community College, she uses her passion for learning and her previous experience in interior design to make patients feel at home and look their best. Even part-time, her presence is felt and appreciated by all.

Artistic at heart, she continues to show her green thumb with her love for anything plant-related. Ashley loves reading, hanging out with family, and making pottery in her spare time.

Ashley Farley, Optical Specialist

With an optical background of 2+ years, and customer service experience of 10 years; Ashley loves helping people find what truly matches their style and personality! She is always there for each and every patient and has been a wonderful addition to the Eyes For Life team. When she is not dressing your eyes fab; she spends her time relaxing at home with her two black cats, going on new adventures with her husband, or designing new sewing projects for her online store.

Amanda Hansen: Lead Receptionist

Born in Spokane and moved to SLC Utah for nearly 20 years before finally moving back home in 2009 to take care of her grandfather. Amanda has spent most of her life serving others. She has spent the majority of her career as a Care Coordinator specializing in patients who suffer from Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Amanda enjoys mentoring families and caregivers on how to provide loving compassionate care and communicate to their loved ones who struggle with this daily battle. She is Certified in the CARES program with the Alzheimer’s Association and loves to volunteer for The Walk to End Alzheimer’s. She is a mother of 2 beautiful teenage daughters that keep her on her toes and make her proud every single day.

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her loved ones, laughing, cooking, photography, reading, nature and all things that sparkle. Amanda is excited to be a member of the Eyes For Life Team working together to make patients feel welcome and well taken care of.

Antwahan Wells: Optical Specialist

With a determination that each patients leaves looking good, feeling good, and seeing great! With over 4 years of optical experience, Antwahan has done everything from edging and coating optical lenses, as well as repairing frames, all while providing the best service possible. Antwahan is a supernova tearing a hole between time and provide eyewear!

Dimana Damitio, Receptionist

Dimana is so excited to be a part of the family at Eyes For Life as the newest receptionist. Although she grew up in Spokane, she has been a medical missionary with YWAM (Youth With a Mission) in Hawaii, Dominican Republic, and Alaska. She greets every patient with a warm welcome and takes pride in getting to know each patient. In her free time she loves to do dance, art, and anything outdoors!

Sandra Cook, Optical Specialist

ABO-certified and with 16+ years of experience, Sandra joined our team in January of 2022. With her vast array of knowledge and pride in her career, Sandra is sure to make your experience of choosing eyewear one of assurance and ease. In her free time she loves hiking, paddle boarding with her dog (Abigail), and spending time with her 2 grandchildren.