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Hector Vejar

Primary Team Position: Frame and Lens Specialist

In the field of optometry since: I have been an Optician since 2001

With Dr Gronquist since: I Started working in Dr. Joanne Gronquist Office in March of 2010.

Favorite thing about Dr. Gronquist: Her wonderful personality.

Favorite thing about the practice of optometry: Helping people see better and prevent vision loss.

Favorite thing about my job: Helping people pick the best frames & lenses for their lifestyle & RX.

Native of: Santa Barbara, CA

Leisure activities: Soccer, Choral Singing and Massage Therapy.

Summer Windsor

Primary Team Position: Team Leader/Front Desk Coordinator/Medical Technician

In the field of optometry since: June 2012

With Dr. Gronquist since: June 2012

Favorite thing about Dr. Gronquist: She is full of life and always considerate of her patients and employees needs. Her smile lights up the room. My favorite thing about Dr. Tem Gronquist is his intelligence and knowledge in the optical field. He always puts his patients first.

Favorite thing about the practice of optometry: I enjoy learning about the different aspects of a person’s visual needs.

Favorite thing about my job: I like the interaction with other people.

Native of: Santa Barbara, CA

Leisure activities: Spending time with family, dancing, and soccer

Sonia Jimenez

Primary Team Position: Medical Technician/Optometric Assistant

In the Field of Optometry since: 2006

With Dr Gronquist since: January 2009

Favorite Thing about my Job:  I love being part of an office where the doctor’s and staff care for patients like they are family and friends.

Favorite Thing about Dr. Gronquist: Dr. Tem and Joanne both have excellent personalities, making it a very pleasant place to work.

Favorite Thing about Optometry: Helping preserve the vision of our patients. Vision is one of our most precious senses and to help people keep their eyes healthy is rewarding

Native of: Santa Barbara, California

Leisure Activities: Camping, Reading, Bike Riding