~ Your Eye Team ~
Charmaine WrightVision Therapy Administrator
Charmaine Wright is a native of Frankfort, Kentucky. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling. She brings several years of vocational rehabilitation experience to Advanced Eye Center as the Vision Therapy Administrator. During her free time she enjoys her two daughters, Emma Kate and Campbell, rooting for her alma mater in basketball and exploring everything Louisiana has to offer.
Tabitha GoingsCOVTCertified Optometric Vision Therapist
Tabitha joined Advanced Eye Center in 2008 and is currently the head therapist at our Baton Rouge location. She earned her Vision Therapy certification through the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) in 2011. Tabitha graduated from Louisiana State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. In her free time, Tabitha enjoys drawing, building collages, and creating homemade jewelry.
Rachel HotardVision Therapist
Rachel is from Port Allen, Louisiana. She graduated from ITI Technical College in 2008 with a degree in office administration. Since then, she has worked in the physical therapy field as a technician and office manager, but she has always wanted to work on a more personal level with patients. In her free time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her amazing family and friends. She loves being outside, playing softball, going to the beach, and anything LSU!!!
Jessy BradfordCPOACertified Paraoptometric Assistant
Jessy is a Baton Rouge native who of course, is crazy about LSU football! She earned her paraoptometric certification in November 2015 and continues to further her education in the optometric field. In her free time, Jessy enjoys being with family, friends, traveling to the beach and any other adventure that comes her way.
Ashley AinsworthCPOCertified Paraoptometric
Ashley was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. She moved to Baton Rouge to be closer to family. She has a background in working with patients in orthopedic and chiropractic clinics but recently;became interested in optometry. After working with Dr. Jong, she hopes to further her career in the field. In her free time, Ashley enjoys kayaking, camping and exploring the outdoors.
Jessica MadereOffice Manager
Jessica has lived in Baton Rouge since Kindergarten except when she spent a year overseas in Saudi Arabia, due to her father’s job. She comes from banking and being an Office Manager in a clinical setting. She graduated from LSU’s School of Mass Communication with a concentration in Advertising. In her spare time, she's an enthusiastic Crossfitter who loves hanging out with her little girl and husband.