Edwardsburg

Dr. Jennifer Lambart

Dr. Lambart is a 2004 graduate of Alma College with a Bachelor of Science and a 2008 graduate with high honors from the Michigan College of Optometry. Before starting Southwest Vision Center, she worked for a local ophthalmologist which allowed her a very diverse experience in the eyecare world. She is passionate about individual eyecare needs and has found personal interest in becoming a dry eye specialist and fitting specialty contacts for patients with corneal disorders and post-surgical fits. On a personal level Dr. Lambart enjoys spending time with her husband Deven and their four children Peyton, Nathan, Wesley and Aubrey. Between school events, family, traveling and sports she finds herself busy but couldn’t see it any other way.

 

Shelley Galaske

Shelley is the office manager and optician at our Edwardsburg location. She started in the optical field after she graduated high school in 1989 and has been in our world ever since. Shelley loves what she does and enjoys helping people look their best. We have been in Edwardsburg for over five years and Shelley is excited to see our practice continue to grow. Shelley is now a grandma, so much of her spare time is spent spoiling her young grandson and sharing time with her family.

Kasey Frank

Kasey is the medical technician in our Edwardsburg office and will perform your pre-testing prior to seeing Dr. Lambart. Kasey began working in optometry/ophthalmology in 2011 and has recently
returned back to Southwest Vision Center after staying home with her son for a couple of years. She enjoys working with patients in her local area and loves providing education on eye conditions and diseases.

 Andrew Irwin

Andrew joined the team at Southwest Vision Center in 2016. Prior to that he spent an accumulative 14 years in the eye care industry, filling such roles as optician, lab tech, lab manager, general manager and now Operations Manager here at SWVC. Andrew’s focus is providing the best in patient care and has enjoyed working with patients in all aspects of the eye care field. He has especially enjoyed organizing several charity events and has worked with a diverse group of teammates over the years. Andrew is married, has 2 daughters, several pets and resides in Granger, IN.

Christina Abarca

Christina is a lover of all animals especially dogs after grooming for 4 years. She adores her 2 fur babies and enjoys taking them on car rides and adventures to new places. She is also excited to welcome her first baby, Jackson this year and can not wait for the journey of being a mother. She is also currently pursuing school at Purdue Global for medical billing. In the past she had pursued 2 years of radiology before deciding that was not a fit for her.

Three Rivers

Dr. Dana Hawkins

Dr. Dana Hawkins is a 2013 Summa Cum Laude graduate from Ferris State University with a Bachelor degree in Biology and a 2017 high honors graduate of the Michigan Colle of Optometry. Before joining Southwest Vision Center, Dr. Hawkins served her country as an optometrist/Lieutenant in the US Navy for four years. She was stationed in Beaufort, SC where she provided eye care to sailors and marines. Dr. Hawkins has a special interest in treating ocular diseases, fitting contact lenses, pre and post-surgical management, and providing excellent patient-centered comprehensive eye care. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three young children. Dr. Hawkins is excited to return to Michigan to be near family and to provide exceptional eye care to you and your family as a part of Southwest Vision Center.

Lynnette Reeves

Lynnette is an ABO certified optician and Ferris State University graduate with a B.S. of Biology. She has an A.A.S. in Opticianry and has been in the optometry field for over 25 years.  Lynnette is an integral part of our organization, overseeing all insurance and patient billing for the four locations.  Serving as a member of the administrative team at Southwest Vision Center, we could not imagine our company without her.

Autumn Burson

Autumns passion for eyecare began in 2000. After several years of exploring other possible career
opportunities, she decided to return to what she loved most in 2013. Autumn enjoys talking with
patients, learning their lifestyle, and fitting them with the glasses that work best for them. In her spare time, Autumn enjoys her evenings on the water with her close group of friends that have become a family. When asked what her greatest accomplishment was, she smiled and said, “my beautiful daughter Taylor.”

Deb Schuetz

Deb graduated from Glen Oaks Community College with an Associate of Business degree and a medical secretarial certificate. She enjoys working as a receptionist and loves helping you. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids and 1 granddaughter. She has a passion for dogs and currently has two dachshunds.

Mallory Walker

Mallory is our technician in Three Rivers. New to the eye industry, she is eager to learn and pass on her knowledge to patients. She grew up in Constantine and has several years of customer service and medical field experience to bring with her to help her patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids who keep her plenty busy.

Dowagiac

Dr. Katherine Marshall

Dr. Marshall is a Southwest Michigan native. She graduated from Decatur High School in 2006. She received her Bachelors of Science in Applied Biology from Ferris State University before continuing her education at Indiana University School of Optometry. She graduated with honors, receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2014. Dr. Marshall examines patients for routine comprehensive eye care. She also evaluates pediatric and diabetic patients, treats several ocular diseases, and fits many types of contact lenses. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children. Dr. Marshall is excited to be part of Southwest Vision Center and for the opportunity provide quality eye care for you and your family.

Jamie

Jamie is our technician at the Dowagiac office and is quickly becoming acclimated to the eye care world.  Raised in Dowagiac, she comes from a background with years of customer service in various environments.  She is eager and hard-working, enjoying everything she continues to learn in our industry.  Jamie has two fabulous and sassy daughters, who constantly keep her on her toes!  She lives for spending time with her fiancé, two daughters, and their fur kids.

Diana Wheeler

Diana was born in Dowagiac but now lives in Decatur on 20 acres of beautiful woods with her husband of almost 25 years and 2 wonderful sons, 1 dog and 4 cats. She has been in the optical industry since 1990 doing a little bit of everything. She loves being back in her hometown, where she enjoys seeing people from both communities and helping them. Diana enjoys being with her family and hanging out with friends, going to dinner and to the movies. She is very much looking forward to doing her part in helping the Dowagiac office grow even more!!

Operating Hours

 Edwardsburg

9:00am – 6:00pm Monday
8:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday – Thursday
8:00am – 1:00pm  Friday
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Three Rivers
9:00am – 6:00pm Monday
8:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday – Thursday
8:00am – 1:00pm Friday
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Dowagiac
8:00am – 5:00pm Monday
9:00am – 6:00pm Tuesday
8:00am – 5:00pm Wednesday
8:00am – 5:00pm Thursday
8:00am – 1:00pm Friday
Closed Saturday & Sunday