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.
Mindy has given 8 years to optical medicine, serving as an optician and optical trainer in Ohio. (Go, Bucks!) Prior to that, she was a primary school teacher and worked at a non-profit organization in charge of Pre-K classrooms in the state of Florida. Mindy graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Elementary Education.
Since vision is an essential factor in everyday life, Mindy enjoys assisting patients to achieve their best quality of life through vision therapy.
Besides spending time with her husband and two dogs, Mindy enjoys long walks, hiking, reading, and making homemade pizza on Friday nights!
"Everyone in our office works as a team under the direction of Dr. Dean. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for our patients."
Kim graduated from Wingate College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services. She spent 17 years with Horry County Schools in Autism Services.
Kim feels that our dedicated staff follows Dr. Dean's lead as he is personally involved in each patient's treatment program. She says, "Vision therapy enhances visual skills, which helps patients to achieve more comfortable vision. In turn, this will contribute to a better quality of life."
When she isn't working with patients, Kim enjoys spending time with her three grandchildren, reading, horseback riding, and taking trips to the mountains.
Triage & Marketing
Cheryl comes to us from the field of education as a former assistant principal, librarian, and teacher. She holds both Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Go, Gamecocks!
After meeting Dr. Dean at a school workshop, Cheryl was so impressed by learning how he and his staff help children with vision related learning issues. After retiring from teaching, she joined our staff to help coordinate our therapy program.
In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys watching movies with her husband and dog, as well as visiting her son in Spartanburg. Hobbies she enjoys are reading, knitting, baking, and beading.
"Dr. Dean and all my co-workers have welcomed me with open arms! I hope I can help them and our patients in any way possible. Vision Therapy is AMAZING!!!"
Before joining us at GSVS, Stacy served as a medical assistant for 15 years. Later, she worked as an opthalmic and optician technician. Stacy enjoys the challenge of providing vision therapy to patients and helping them to achieve their best sight.
When not working at GSVS, Stacy enjoys spending time with her husband of 42 years, and with her two children and grandson. Decorating her home also brings her great joy!
"I want to help patients obtain the best vision they can possibly have. Working with an awesome doctor and co-workers together to achieve positive results for our patients is the best!"
Office Manager, Patient Care Coordinator
Libby has over 30 years of professional office management and leadership experience, with a strong background in healthcare.
She graduated from Frederick Community College with a degree in Sociology.
She is the friendly voice greeting our patients and guiding them through the initial phase of the therapy program. She is committed to providing quality care to our patients She ensures the smooth operation of the front office with her knowledge of scheduling, medical records, insurance authorizations, and patient inquiries The need for timely access to the services we provide is very important to Libby.
"I enjoy working with an organization that is making a difference in the lives of others. I am overjoyed about being part of a team at GSVS to further our mission. It is a fun and safe practice that has transformed into a family."