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 2 boys --- Jayden (4) and Jake (2). 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.

Emily Coldren


Emily was raised in Spencer, Iowa with her parents and younger brother, Walker. She moved to Marshall to pursue a degree in finance from SMSU. Emily competed as a long distance runner on the cross country team for SMSU. She now throws the javelin on the track team. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.). In her free time she loves to go on runs with her dog, play soccer, and travel.

Adri DeBoer


Adri attended Ridgewater College (Willmar) for Photography and later transferred to Southwest Minnesota State University for Business. Adri lives in Marshall with her son Kingsley (2 years old). Born and raised in Marshall, with her two younger brothers (Tyus and Deacon) and parents Kevin and Nicole DeBoer, she loves the small hometown culture. She has a passion for fashion, design, photography, and the outdoors.

Emily Slama

Optometric Assistant

Emily grew up in a small town in south central Minnesota, Winnebago, with her parents and two older siblings. She attended Augustana University, and after receiving her degree she worked for Sanford Health for three years. Recently, she moved to rural Ruthton, Minnesota and is loving country life! Emily enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to concerts, playing tennis, and has a love for all animals.

Chessie Yeo


Chessie currently resides in Taunton, MN with her twin girls Willow & Viven. She grew up on a farm in Minneota with her parents Monte and Deb Yeo and brother Chris & sister Abbie. Chessie enjoys play time with her daughters and spending time with friends & family. Time spent outdoors enjoying nature is a favorite past time.

Suzanne Goebel

Insurance Billing

Suzanne grew up in a small town in Central Wisconsin called Nekoosa. 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. When her daughter Michaela graduated from High School and moved to college, Suzanne moved to Marshall. She now lives in Cottonwood on a hobby farm with her husband Tony. She enjoys spending as much time possible with her daughter, and step-sons Lane & Clancy. In her free time she enjoys running, bow hunting, fishing, and riding their horses.