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Dr. Jeffrey Holland


Dr. Jeffrey Holland is a Boulder native. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts, and later went on to Pacific University in Oregon where he graduated with a Doctorate in Optometry in 2002. During his time at Pacific, Dr. Holland was the president of ‘Amigos Eye Care’, where he organized and participated in eye care trips to developing countries. It was during one of those trips that he met his wife Ainash. Dr. Holland is very dedicated to his profession and enjoys attending vision conferences each year with members of his staff to keep up on new trends and technologies in the eye care industry.

Mike Dornbusch

ABO Certified Optician

Born and raised in Longmont, Colorado, Mike began working at College Optical in 2008. He is currently in the process of completing his degree in computer science at CU. Mike’s affable personality and handyman skills are valuable assets around the office. He’s the kind of guy who is always willing to help a friend out, no matter what. Mike has his mischievous side as well; whenever there’s an office prank, he is usually involved. When he’s not at College Optical, Mike enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Kelsey and their two dogs Bella and Vincent. Some of his favorite activities include carpentry, exercising, and scouring Netflix for the worst movies imaginable.

Brenan McManus

ABO Certified Optician

Brenan was born and raised in Pueblo, but has lived in Boulder for 10 years. He started working at College Optical in 2003 while he was earning his degree in architecture from CU. As the second-longest tenured employee, Brenan possesses optical knowledge that can only be gained through experience. It’s what makes him such an excellent lens cutter and the resident technical expert. He is a die-hard Denver Broncos fan, and literally counts the days between football seasons. His other interests include golfing, watching television, and hanging out with his friends.

Sarah Bernatis

ABO Certified Optician

Sarah started out as a bit of a nomad. After she was born in Durango, Sarah lived in Oregon and Utah before settling in Boulder in 1997. She attended Boulder High and CU, where she graduated with a degree in business finance. Sarah came to College Optical in 2008 after one year at Boulder Eye Surgeons. Customers love Sarah due to her friendly, outgoing personality and innate ability to pick out the absolute perfect pair of frames. Her dedication to customer service and willingness to go the extra mile will always ensure the highest level of satisfaction. When she isn’t helping out patients, Sarah likes to spend time with her family and her cat, Alvin. She also likes baking, hiking, and dominating people at word games on her phone.

Danny Neubert

ABO Certified Optician

Straight from the mean streets of Littleton, Colorado, Danny has been at College Optical since 2006. His versatile skill set help keep things running smoothly. Whether it’s pre-testing patients, dealing with insurance, or teaching someone how to use contact lenses, Danny does a little bit of everything. He’s the resident joker, and likes to keep the mood light with his sense of humor. Danny is passionate about writing, and graduated from CU with a degree in journalism. He also loves music and live shows, and has recently begun writing reviews for gratefulweb.com. Danny’s other hobbies include disc golfing, playing Xbox, and snowboarding. His favorite sports team is the Denver Nuggets, whom he has vowed to honor with a tattoo should they ever win the NBA championship.

Linda Gleitz

ABO Certified Optician

Linda studied art at the University of Colorado and began working at College Optical part time as a student in 1978. Turned out the income from the optical job was much more reliable than art (who knew?). She became a certified optician and raised two fabulous children and helped College Optical become the high end, eclectic, great service oriented business that it is today. She has recently made the leap to full time artist (her passion) but keeps tabs on College Opt working Mondays. She is known for her optical expertise and artistic approach to frame styling…she would love to help you pick out your next pair.

Clients testimonials

"The Best Frame Selection In Colorado"

Illegal Pete

“The folks at College Optical made it easy and fun to get an exam and choose new frames. The staff provided expert guidance in finding styles that look great and feel comfortable. They have a great selection of new fashions and the exam table is so cool!”

Chris Anderson, Southwest Research Institute