Michelle Russell is our newest licensed optician at Brunswick Eye and Contact Lens Center. She started out at the front desk, then felt a calling to the optical lab. Michelle graduated at the top of her class from Northwest State Community College with an Associates degree in Office administration Medical Support. She has worked in the optometry field for several years and has a vast knowledge of all areas of the office. Michelle may be in the office helping patients picking out frames, measuring glasses, writing up orders, and adjusting and repairing glasses. She is trained to help you pick the most appealing frame for your facial structure. Michelle can also edge lenses into your frame. She also can be found pretesting for the doctors to give them preliminary information before the eye exam, scheduling appointments, and filing insurances.
Michelle is very active in her church, Poplar Ridge Church of the Brethren where she is on the Church Board, Music and Worship Commission, Vacation Bible School Director, Preschool Board, and she also programs the computer each Sunday for service.
Michelle resides in Defiance and has been married to Jason since 2000. She has 3 children: Randy, Melissa and her husband Raven, and Jacob. She also has a beautiful granddaughter, Lily. When she is not at the office, Michelle enjoys baking, quilting, and drawing.