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Our Staff

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do and they care personally about getting the best results for our patients.

Our receptionists will try to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointments that suit your needs.

The Eye Studio Rickey Salas

Rickey Salas A.B.O.C

Practice Manager/Certified Optician

Born and raised in Oregon, Rickey’s heart lies in the great Pacific Northwest. His family comes from Guam, so his roots proudly branch out to the Pacific Ocean; this has attributed towards his love for seafood, sun, BBQ’s and reggae music! Rickey’s love for optics started in 2013, he had always been fascinated by his sister’s tales of working in the field; this sparked his interest in the crossroads of healthcare and fashion. Within his first year of becoming an optician, Rickey was designated a Certified Optician by The American Board of Opticianry. He has continued to maintain up to date knowledge to provide the best service and care for his patients. Outside of work, Rickey enjoys exploring the outdoors; from hiking and camping, to fishing or grilling. Any excuse to be outside is a good one!

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David Fuller

Lead Optician

David Fuller was born and raised in Oregon. He has been an optician since 2006, before that working in information technologies. David lives with his wife and three kids in a 1920’s farmhouse that they are slowly bringing back to life.

David is very interested in the technical aspects of eye care. In addition to working in the lab cutting lenses for eyewear, he likes to help patients learn about their eyes and endeavors to make it a fun experience. In his free time he enjoys playing many musical instruments and recording in his own studio for himself and others.

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Madeline Royse

Optician / Insurance Specialist

Maddy Royse was born and raised in the Portland metro area. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She enjoys science, research and helping people, so working in healthcare has been a perfect fit. As an insurance specialist, she researches patients’ benefits and makes sure that they are familiar with their coverage prior to received eye care. She started training as an Optician here at The Eye Studio in March of 2017 and loves nothing more than to find the perfect frame for a patient.

Maddy and her family love going on camping trips, swimming and spending time outdoors. She also enjoys reading, both on her own and with her two children. They just started the Harry Potter series!

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Andy Caoile


Andy Kekoa Caoile was born on the island of Oahu and raised on Maui. He is a Portland State University alumnus and started his first optical job in the Portland area in 2016. He loves helping patients be confident and fashion-forward with their eyewear. In his free time, Andy enjoys spending quality time with his husband Brandon and their many animals. He also loves to dance, shop, make jewelry and hang out with friends and family.

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Marina Soto CPO

Certified Paraoptometric Assistant

Born and raised in Oregon, Marina got her Bachelor of Science from SOU where she studied traditional print making. She got started in the eye care industry in 2013 as a technician in Wyoming. Learning about all things eye related has become a passion of hers.

She moved to Portland in 2015 with her partner of many years, Josh, her cat named Leo, and her corgi mix named Harvey. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the food & beverage scene and going to all of the dog parks.

Kira Thurmond


Born and raised in The Pacific North West, Kira holds a passion for the great outdoors. Hiking, foraging, and kayaking are among her favorite things to do. Kira and her partner are currently renovating their imported 1990's Toyota Hiace van for weekend trips, and mountain/coastal excursions. She loves animals, yet is particularly fond of bunnies. She one day hopes to have a farm with tons of animals and delicious fruits and veggies! 

Kira's passion for opticianry began a few years back in a corporate setting, so she is eager to continue her education here at The Eye Studio. She loves helping her patients find frames that are not only compatible with their prescription but also provide them confidence in the way they look!