Meet Us

Dr Alyssa Snyder

Optometrist and Owner

Dr Alyssa Snyder graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in May 2010. She lives in Marshall with her husband Andrew, and 3 children --- Jayden(8) Jake(6), and baby Quinn. Alyssa grew up on a farm in Coon Creek township (near Russell) with her parents (Tom and Darlene Neyens), and two sisters (Jessica Wooge and Samantha Dressen). She has a passion for optometry, her patients, her family, water skiing, biking, and walking.

Suzanne Goebel

Office Manager

Suzanne grew up in Nekoosa, a small town in Central Wisconsin. She later moved to Ashland, WI to attend WITC where she received her degree in Accounting. After receiving her degree she worked as a Sales Office Manager for a paper converting company for over 17 years. She now lives in Cottonwood on a hobby farm with her husband Tony. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, and step-sons Lane & Clancy. In her free time she enjoys running, bow hunting, fishing, and riding their horses.

Danette Knutson

Patient Cordinator

Danette grew up on a farm southwest of Sanborn and was raised by her parents, Jerry and Margie Wellner. She spent over 17 years working at Greenwood Nursery and then moved into a position at Avera as a patient service representative. Danette now lives in Marshall, and serves as the face you see when you walk in our doors. Danette enjoys gaming, hunting, and spending time with her children and dogs.

Chris Cordes


Chris grew up in Springfield Minnesota. Chris spent time in the Navy as a hospital corpsman. During that time he gained experience in the medical field. He has over 30 years experience in the optical business. When not at work he enjoys time with Dealyn Rose and her 2 children, and their Goldendoodles. He can be found camping at Garvin Park.

Carrie Albertson

Optometric Assistant

Carrie grew up in Echo Minnesota, over time she has slowly moved closer to the Marshall area. Carrie has worked in the medical field for over 20 years, in that time Carrie was married and blessed with 4 children. Carrie very much enjoys watching her children participate in all their sporting activities. You can also find her taking in the excitement of dirt track racing, spending quiet time at the lake camping and very much valuing every minute she gets to spend with her family.