Staff

At Hinkley Optometric, we strive to provide you with more than excellent customer service and a friendly smile. We want you to feel at home and as comfortable with our team as we do. To ensure this, we asked them a series of questions to help you get to know them a little better and give you some background on what they do. We hope to see you soon!

Deborah Apodaca

Office Administrator

Deborah has been a part of Hinkley Optometric for over 30 years as an Office Administrator. She really loves her job and getting to see all the patients is the highlight of her day. You'll usually find her running around the office assisting different team members or even helping a patient pick out some amazing frames

DOGS OR CATS? DOGS! What's a cat?!
BURGERS OR SALADS? I love salad!
LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My grandson
BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? Dewz
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? Smothered Filet Mignon - Medium rare of course
WEIRD SECRET? My sneeze can be confused for a monster
FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? Oliver Peoples

    Lisa Jones

    Billing/Insurance Coordinator

    Lisa has been a part of Hinkley Optometric for about a year as a Billing/Insurance Coordinator, but has been working in the Optometric field for over 33 years! She loves working with the Hinkley team and hopes you do as well! You will most likely spot her in her office working diligently.

    DOGS OR CATS? DOGS
    BURGERS OR SALADS? Both! It really just depends on my mood
    LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My son, Chase!
    BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? I love Minnies
    FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? Tacos, but only CRUNCHY!
    WEIRD SECRET? I am a certified sports junkie! Especially baseball. GOOO DODGERS!!
    FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? Faithfully by Journey, but ONLY with Steve Perry
    WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? Jimmy Choo

      Jamie Faria

      Optometric Technician

      Jamie has been at Hinkley Optometric for almost a year as an Optometric Technician. She loves making sure the patients are always comfortable and smiling. You will usually catch her helping out different patients throughout the office

      DOGS OR CATS? DOGS
      BURGERS OR SALADS? Burgers!!
      LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My Husband
      BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? Raw Sushi Bistro
      FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? Godiva Chocolate cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory
      WEIRD SECRET? My dogs like to sleep with us
      FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? I. LOVE. MUSIC
      WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? I love classics! Coach & Juicy Couture

        Kristina Smith

        Optician

        Kristina is a new member to the Hinkley Team as an Optician, but has been working in this field for about 7 years. She loves getting to talk to patients and help them pick some new frames! It's like shopping everyday. You can find Kristina helping patients out pick new fun frames

        DOGS OR CATS? My heart has belonged to one of each at one time or another. I can’t choose, they are both cuddly and loveable!
        BURGERS OR SALADS? Burgers with salad on them
        LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My Husband
        BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? My husband and I love to eat at the Sushi garden, it is our favorite spot to sneak away to for dinner.
        FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? Pasta, bread and butter!
        WEIRD SECRET? I know how to wiggle my ears
        FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? Anything from the 80’s and 90’s! alternative and pop! Anything from Ace of base to Bon Jovi!
        WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? Prada and Swarovski

          Ivette Jasso

          Optometric Technician

          Ivette is a new member to the Hinkley Team as an Optometric Technician. She getting to know all of the patients and learning more about what Modesto has to offer. You will most likely spot her at the front desk to check you in or helping you get setup through your appointment!

          DOGS OR CATS? DOGS
          BURGERS OR SALADS? Burgers!!
          LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My sister
          BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? I don't know yet! Suggestions are welcome
          FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? My grandma's homemade tamales. SO yummy!
          WEIRD SECRET? I love smelling my dog's paws.
          FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? Honestly, I love music. If I were to tell you all of my favorites, it would take hours
          WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? Seriously, all of them

            Sarah Xaynouvong

            Optician

            Sarah has been at Hinkley Optometric for over a year & a half as an Optician. She loves working with different clients and seeing all the different styles of frames that come out each season. You will most likely spot her putting out some of the newest collections around the office!

            DOGS OR CATS? DOGS
            BURGERS OR SALADS? Burgers!!
            LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My sister
            BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? Raw Sushi Bistro
            FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? Fried rice & Gravy
            WEIRD SECRET? One leg is longer than the other!
            FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? Blake Shelton
            WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? Maui Jim

              Jessica Bristow

              Optometric Technician

              Jessica has been with the Hinkley Team for over 10 years as an Optometric Technician. She is well trained in all aspects of the office and can help you out when needed! You will generally find her at the front desk greeting you or helping out all around the office.

              DOGS OR CATS? DOGS
              BURGERS OR SALADS? Burgers forever
              LAST PERSON TO TEXT YOU? My husband
              BEST SPOT IN MODESTO? I love going to Commonwealth!
              FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD? Anything with cheese or potatoes
              WEIRD SECRET? I love unicorns
              FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST OR SONG? Like everyone else in the office, I seriously love music & can't decide!
              WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GLASSES BRAND? MiuMiu

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