Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Fremont Vision Source the leading provider of vision care products and services in Fremont.
At Fremont Vision Source, we are proud of our doctors who have earned Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry. Through a process of writing five case reports and defending those case reports during an oral examination, a Fellow of the Academy has been evaluated against the highest standards of professional competence. Fellowship proves that our doctors are committed to a lifetime of continuing education, staying up to date in the latest treatments and technology, and practicing to the highest level permitted by Nebraska law.
Dr. Amy DeVries
Dr. DeVries joined Fremont Vision Source in June, 2011. Before moving to Fremont, she practiced optometry in Coralville, Iowa and Independence, Iowa. She is originally from Canon City, Colorado. Dr. DeVries graduated from Texas Tech University in 2003, cum laude in honors studies with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. DeVries received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry in 2008. She earned Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in 2016.
While attending optometry school, Dr. DeVries served as a class officer and was chairperson for the Department of Community Health. She received honors in primary care, pediatrics, and low vision. She completed her optometric internships at the Optometric Center of Los Angeles, the Center for the Partially Sighted in Santa Monica, and the Kaiser Permanente of Baldwin Park. Her training provided her the opportunity to evaluate and manage many complex cases and gain experience in several optometric specialties including ocular disease diagnosis and management, pediatrics, and contact lenses.
Dr. DeVries is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA). She currently serves as the 2022 past president of the NOA. She received the NOA Young OD of the Year Award in 2018, and graduated from the NOA Leadership Institute in 2013. She serves as a key-contact person for the NOA Political Action Committee. Dr. DeVries is also a member of the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Nathan, and her family and friends. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, and most of all being a mother to her children, Nyle and Ashlyn.
Dr. Laura Schindler
Dr. Schindler joined Fremont Vision Source in July 2012. She is originally from northeast Nebraska. She earned her undergraduate degree from Mount Marty College, where she played volleyball and was a member of the honors program. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 2008. In 2012 she received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry, where she graduated with highest distinction. She earned Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in 2015.
While in optometry school, Dr. Schindler was a student ambassador and a member of the Michigan Optometric Association. As a member of the Fellowship of Christian Optometrists, she traveled to Guyana, South America on a mission trip in 2009. She completed her internships at Heartland Eye Consultants in Omaha, NE; VA Northern Indiana Health Care System in Fort Wayne, IN; and Henry Ford OptimEyes in Troy, MI. Her internships provided additional training in contact lenses, pediatrics and eye disease—particularly glaucoma.
Dr. Schindler is an active member of the American Optometric Association and Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA). She graduated from the NOA Leadership Institute in 2019. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing volleyball, watching Husker football and volleyball, participating in her church’s Moms of Littles group, and spending time with her husband, Skyler, and two children, Sawyer and Eleanor.
Amanda joined the team in 2015 as the office manager. She has more than 15 years of experience in management and client satisfaction. Not only is Amanda the office manager, she is also an experienced optician, receptionist, and pretester. Amanda and her husband, Roy, have 6 children and 3 grandchildren. Amanda loves spending time with family and friends, cooking and golfing.
Jo joined our team in 2012. She received her paraoptometric certification in May of 2014 and serves as our lead pretester.
Jo has lived in the Fremont area for over 40 years. She has been married to her husband, Rick, for over 37 years. She has two children and five grandchildren. In her spare time Jo likes to play golf, go boating, watch football, and attend her grandchildren’s events.
Aderit joined our team in 2018. She is a trained pretester, MiBo Thermoflo technician, receptionist and insurance specialist. She has 10+ years of customer service experience which shines through with every patient she works with. Aderit is also bilingual. She has 2 kids and loves to watch movies and spend time with her family.
Cassi joined our team in 2021. She is a trained pretester, MiBo Thermoflo technician and receptionist. Cassi has been a great addition to the team with 11 years of customer service experience and 4 years of experience in the medical field. Cassi and her husband, Tyler, and son, Owen, like spending time together boating, swimming at the lake and being adventurous.
Lisa joined our team in 2021 as our receptionist and has since moved into the position of patient care coordinator due to her friendly phone skills and excellent customer service. Lisa and her husband, Tom, have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. They love to spend their time with family and friends. Lisa also enjoys camping, gardening and shopping on her days off.
Mike joined our team in 2018 as an optician. He came to us with experience in customer service and the medical field. Mike and his life partner, Jaime, enjoy taking care of their cats, reading and hanging out with friends and family.
Bobbie joined our team in 2021 as an optician. She is a Fremont native and loves it here. Her passion is helping people. Bobbie is very friendly and enjoys talking with everyone she meets. She also enjoys spending her free time with her family at their cabin in Minnesota or going on weekend adventures. Bobbie has a young son and 2 dogs which keeps her and her husband very busy.
Carissa joined the practice in 2021. With 10+ years of customer
service experience and management training she has been a welcome addition to our team. Carissa is cross-trained in reception, pretest, and optical. Carissa’s two boys, Cortland and Ryker, keep her busy with baseball and bowling. As a family, they enjoy camping, watching movies, and swimming. In her spare time, she enjoys photography and traveling.