Meet the Staff
At Vision Veritas, we select only the best of the best to serve our patients and their families. All of our staff members are friendly, knowledgeable, and highly proficient in their office duties. Should you have any questions or concerns before, during or after a visit to our office, please do not hesitate to visit with one of our staff members. They are readily standing by to address your needs.
DENISE GOMEZ – ABO Certified Optician
Denise was born in Dallas and raised in Austin. She has a B.S. in Speech Communication from The University of Texas at Austin and an Elementary Education Certification from The University of Arizona. After many years working in various parts of the optical industry, Denise became an ABO Certified Optician in 2014. Her wealth of optical knowledge and love for the profession shine through as she dedicates her skills and expertise to care for patients’ eyewear and eye care needs. Denise enjoys spending her free time with her friends and family. She and her husband (also a Longhorn grad) enjoy taking short trips on the weekends in order to learn more about and experience all things Texan.
ALEXANDRA CHANDLER – Optometric Technician
Alex was born and raised in Texas and wouldn’t want to call any other place home! She has currently been in the optical field since 2012 and couldn’t see herself doing anything else. She started working as an Optician when she was still in high school and did that for 3 years. She then got the change to widen her optical experience and began learning the more medical side of things, working alongside the doctors, and really connecting with every patient. She is very seasoned in the knowledge of contact lenses and pre-testing. Alex thoroughly enjoys seeing the outcome of a happy patient after they have had their eye exam, and wishes that she could continue the care of her patient’s eyes for years to come. In her free time, Alex loves to watch movies and spend time with her 2 dogs, Dirk and Lilly. She also enjoys going to car shows and museums and exploring Dallas.
KIRSTEN WALL – Optician and Optometric Technician
Kirsten was born and raised in Whitney, Texas where she lived for 18 years. She has lived many places in Central Texas due to her husband’s military career, and they recently relocated to Dallas after her husband’s retirement. Kirsten specialized in sales for many years before she transferred to the optical field. Although she has only been in the optical field for a short time, she feels she has found her calling. Kirsten is a high-spirited, positive, and driven staff member who enjoys personalizing every patient’s experience in hopes that they are getting the best care and supporting the latest ophthalmic fashions. She is excited to expand and grow her knowledge on the optical side of the business with the hopes of becoming an ABO Certified Optician. In her free time, she enjoys fantasy novels, taking her 2 dogs to the park and spending time with family. She is excited to explore more of Dallas to see what adventures she can find.
EMILEE SOMOSKEY – Front Desk Receptionist and Optometric Technician
Emilee was born and raised in Akron, Ohio and moved to Dallas in 2015 when she married her husband. Emilee has worked in sales for most of her career before being introduced to the optical field in 2018 when she joined the Vision Veritas team. She has learned so much about the importance of eye exams, and looks forward to learning more about the industry. Emilee is always smiling and positive about life. She loves helping people and believes that something as simple as being kind can brighten someone’s day. She is happiest when she is spending time with her husband and with people she loves.
SANSHE SMITH – Insurance and Billing Coordinator
Sanshe was born in Queens, New York and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas. In 2014, she moved to Texas. She attended Medical Assisting School at Remington College. After graduation, she entered the medical field and gained experience in patient care, customer service, medical reception, insurance and billing and coding. For the past 10 years, she has worked as a medical billing and coding specialist in Ophthalmology and Optometry. The thing that she loves the most is being able to help patients gain knowledge with understanding how insurance works. Sanshe is a hard worker and loves to learn. She always wants to make sure that her compassion for her job shows in the integrity of her work. She enjoys working alongside her doctors and coworkers at Vision Veritas and looks forwards to future growth. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and friends and exploring all the things Texas has to offer.