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The Staff

Ramsey EyeCare Staff

At Ramsey EyeCare, each member of our vision care team is selected by Dr. Walter Ramsey based upon his or her experience, professional demeanor, and dedication to providing personalized care to our optometry patients.

From Left to Right: Opticians – Amber Turpin, Karen Vickers, James Rudd (Optical Manager), Courtney Maxwell, Diane Brown


From Left to Right: Med Techs – Amber Davis, Jennifer Kirkendall, Michelle Gillispie, Kim Mitchelle, Debbie Ullman, Leesha Perry


Our entire Charleston optometry staff is committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of each and every patient. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Ramsey EyeCare will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and provide financial alternatives to ensure you get the best vision care possible.

We know that you have a choice when it comes to Charleston optometry, so we strive to provide comprehensive eye exams, a great selection of glasses, and personalized care.


Diane Brown

Diane joined Ramsey Eyecare in January of 2014. After 38 years of Retail Management, Ramsey Eyecare provided Diane with the opportunity to become a successful optician. Diane has many years of optical experience with on going training. She also took part in Vision Expo in New York City, where she…
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Lorrie Harman

Lorrie has been with the practice since February 2011 but has worked in the Industry for 20 years. She has spent all of her years with an Independent practice, specializing in custom optics and fashion design. “We work hard to make sure your optical experience is all you expect it…
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Courtney Maxwell

Courtney began her career with Ramsey Eyecare in June of 2015. She is an experienced optician with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry. Courtney specializes in recommending lenses to patients to accommodate their every day needs, fitting frames tailored to facial features according to prescription, as well…
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James Rudd

Optical Manager
James, a West Virginia native, moved back to Kanawha Valley area after having lived in the north eastern United States many years. Being a Luxury eyewear boutique owner in a fast upscale environment, he comes with many years experience. He comes to West Virginia with goals of creating an environment…
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Haley Stover

Haley has been an optician with us since February of 2017. Haley specializes in finding the right frame that works perfectly to complement the structure of your face. She has extensive knowledge of frame and lens options to enhance your lifestyle and visual comfort. When not in the office, Haley…
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Karen Vickers

Your eyes are one of the most important when it comes to being healthy; literally, you see the world with them. Helping others has inevitably been a passion for me whether it was slinging coffee as a Barista or making women feel beautiful as a beauty ambassador for BareMinerals. I…
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