Meet Our Staff

  • Sarah Richardson
    Office Manager

    Sarah joined Ste. Genevieve Vision Care in February of 2012. She has over 15 years of Optical knowledge and experience working in the optical industry. Sarah prefers the private practice atmosphere as it allows her offer the highest standard of eye care along with the personalized patient care. She currently lives in Farmington with her husband and 2 children. Her many years of management experience allows her to successfully oversee the day to day operations along with the insurance billing. She enjoys being able to work with the patients and do the administrative side as well. She takes pride in her career and is passionate about making sure that all of our patients have a wonderful experience.

  • Nichole Erxleben
    Optical Coordinator

    Nichole is full of energy and always has a way of putting a smile on your face. She grew up in the Ste. Genevieve area and is devoted to helping with all your eye care needs, and making sure every patient gets excellent care. Nichole earned her Medical Assistant Degree in 2007 and joined Ste. Genevieve Vision later that year in November. Since then she has become an integral part of patient care and maintains the highest standards in operating our optical and dispensary.

  • Kelly Okenfuss

    Kelly enjoys working with all of our patients. She grew up in Ste. Genevieve and still lives here with her husband and sons. She loves to see all the familiar faces and looks forward to taking care of you and your family's needs. Kelly joined our practice in June of 2012 and has navigated many office roles in that time so she's happy to help wherever you may need her.  Currently she spends most of her time on the administrative side working with insurance billing and patient payments.

  • Kelly Bequette
    Patient Coordinator

    Kelly will always greet you with a smile as one of the first faces you will see when you enter our office.  She brought over fifteen years of experience working in eye care when she joined our team in 2017. She is happy to answer your questions pertaining to scheduling or to help you understand and complete your paperwork. She is also experienced in frame and lens selections and adjustments.

  • Alyssa Kertz

    Alyssa joined Ste. Genevieve Vision Care in 2020 after completing her bachelor's degree in healthcare administration at Southeast Missouri State University.  She brings her smile and enthusiasm to every patient encounter while she performs testing prior to each patient examination. Although she primarily is found in patient care and testing, you can also find her behind the front desk, teaching contact lens care, and helping patients with frame selections and adjustments. She enjoys helping patients at each step of their office experience.


We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Call us at 573-883-5665 to schedule an appointment today!


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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm