Sheril Langston, Optician
Sheril grew up in the Bethany area here in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was a former optician at Shopko Optical before joining us at Bethany Vision Clinic in July of 2016. Working with people and helping others is Sheril’s specialty which is backed up by her 20+ years of customer service. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, and running. Most of her free time is spent with her husband Tim, three children, and three grandchildren. Sheril loves the Bebe frame line because of their unique designs that use floral prints and vibrant colors.
Jessica Hotovy, Optician
Jessica was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She is a driven undergraduate student at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln; currently studying Microbiology with minors in biochemistry, psychology, and Leadership & Communication. Jessica has been a part of the Bethany Vision team since August 2016. Her previous customer service experiences and future medical plans benefit when working with people and aiding them in getting the best prescription and frames. Some of her hobbies include research at the University, sports, traveling, and spending time outdoors with friends. Her favorite line is Marc Jacobs because of the modern, elegant styles offered.
Jen Mandl, Optician
Jen was born and raised in Eustis, Fl. She moved to Lincoln in 2014 and joined the Bethany Vision team in March of 2017. Jen’s prior experience in health care enables her to provide the best possible care. She prides herself on making sure patients leave educated and satisfied in their experience. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, swimming, and playing with her cat named Oliver. Jen is our frame specialist and her favorite brand is Marchon NYC because of the simple and modern designs that anyone can pull off.
Taylor O’Brien, Optician
Taylor is from Falls City, NE. She is a current student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; studying Biochemistry with minors in Math, Leadership & Communication, Humanities in Medicine, and Chemistry. She has been a part of the Bethany Vision team since February of 2017. Her charismatic personality and science background aids in our patients’ overall experience; from checking them in to picking out the perfect frame! Some of her hobbies include Nebraska football games, Royals baseball games, running outdoors, and going back to her small town to be with her mom and sister. Her favorite line is Liebeskind, because of the mix of alternative colors with classic style.
Shelby Chopp , Optician
Shelby was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She joined the Bethany Vision Clinic Team in October of 2016. She currently is working full-time at Lincoln Public Schools. She has an extensive background of customer service and prides herself on providing an excellent patient encounter. Her previous experience and up-beat personality aids her in ensuring our patients receive the best care possible. Some of Shelby’s hobbies include spending time with her son, Carter, walking her dogs, and traveling. Her favorite frame line is Ray Ban because of their stylish and sleek signature frames.
Nicole Wehland, Optician
Nicole grew up in Ceresco, Nebraska and moved to Lincoln in 2012. Since then, she has worked in the medical field as a nursing assistant before joining the Bethany Vision Clinic team in September of 2017. Her previous experience aids in patient check-in and allows patients to be well taken care of for the duration of their time spent here. Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her two dogs. Her hobbies include cooking, working out, and listening to music. Her favorite frame line is Bobbi Brown because of the comfort and the variety of styles.
Tela Christensen, Optician
Tela was born and raised in Aurora, Nebraska and has lived in the Lincoln area since 2012. She has previous experience in Ophthalmology and surgical technology. This experience has allowed her to develop excellent patient interaction experiences and provide top-notch care. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her three children, singing in her band, being outdoors and entertaining family and friends. Her favorite frame line is Longchamp for their classic and timeless elegance.