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Meet Our Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

 

Samantha

Office Manager

Samantha has worked with Dr Alvarez as his office manager for over 10 years. She grew up in Crown Point and graduated from IU Bloomington with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught at a Montessori school for several years before staying at home with her children. She lives with her husband, Dr Michael Alvarez, three children, a dog and a cat.

Lupe

Lead Technician

Lupe has grown up in Fort Wayne and raises her two beautiful children while working with us full time. She is bilingual and is able to assist with our Spanish speaking families. She graduated from Ross Medical with a degree in Medical Assisting and serves as our lead optometric technician. She began at Alvarez Vision as an intern and was hired immediately upon graduation in 2011.

She enjoys spending time with her family, working on her house, cars and her three dogs.

Jackie

Scribe

Jackie has worked in the world of optometry since 2007. She has experience performing an extensive list of tests, scribing for the doctor, and finding ways to make the office simple, effective and growing. She is an avid gym enthusiast with a focus of female fitness modeling. She also enjoys playing video games, reading and spending time with her large family that lives in the Fort Wayne area.

Annika

Front Desk, Technician, Scribe

Annika grew up in Fort Wayne and joins Alvarez Vision as an all around team player. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.