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.
Olivia is our soon-to-be-licensed optician who joined Bridge Optometric Group in 2022. She graduated from Georgian College in the Opticianry program and the Electrical Engineering program and has prior expertise in the optical industry. Olivia loves getting to know our patients, and her friendly and outgoing personality lend well to her position as an essential part of our team. Her skillsets include frame selections that allow the patient to look and feel great as well as explaining all the newest technologies that best suit the patient's lifestyle and needs. She also helps out with our contact lens fits, training the patient on insertion and removal and contact lens hygiene. When she isn't busy working, she enjoys being active outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
Amanda has been working in optometry since 2019. She joined Bridge Optometric Group in 2022. She graduated from Sheridan College in the Paralegal program and George Brown College in ECE. She loves working with people and getting to know the patients! When she isn't in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, working on diamond painting designs, and playing video games.
Milena has been part of the Chalaturnyk Bridge Optometric Group since 2001. As Office Manager, she oversees both the back and front-end areas in the office, including reception, pre-testing, contact lenses and glasses orders. Milena is fluent in Portuguese, and when not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Having joined Bridge Optometric Group in 2008 with seventeen years of previous experience in the optical industry, Cate has become an indispensible presence both around the office and in the Bridge optical. She received her certification as an optician in 1991 and employs her skills in areas such as frame and lens selections and contact lens training. Her good humour and fashion sense make patients feel comfortable and confident when selecting their new eyewear. Cate’s knowledge of the newest lens technologies, and frame varieties enables her to provide our patients with the knowledge they need in selecting the most suitable eyewear for their life style.