Gabrielle is our resident Canadian on staff and has lived in Tucson since 2010. She has a daughter in graduate school at ASU and a son at UofA. Gabrielle enjoys meeting new people and helping all our patients with their eye care needs.
Nancy was born in South Africa, and spent most of her life in England. She has lived in Tucson for 17 years, and has spent 15 of those years working for Dr. Mulgrew in marketing and recall. Nancy enjoys traveling, cooking, and entertaining in her spare time.
Leslie moved back to Tucson 7 years ago and started working for Dr. Mulgrew 5 years ago, she has managed our Swan Road office for the past 3 years.
Before then, she lived in Northern California for 30 years, and has worked in the optical field for over 40 years.
Sharon was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She is a licensed optician and has managed our optical department at Affinity Eye Care for the last 4 years; however, she has worked in the optical business for 40 years. As manager of the Optical Department, Sharon loves problem solving, fitting speciality lenses, and designer frames. Her hobbies include watching Arizona Wildcat basketball and Green Bay Packers football, and also traveling.
Cheri has been working for Affinity Eye Care since October of 2015, and is currently our office manager. Before, she lived in Illinois, where she obtained her NCLE certification as well as Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Millikin University in 2011. Cheri loves being a part of Affinity Eye Care, and enjoys the patients, staff, and doctors she interacts with daily. In her free time, Cheri enjoys spending time with her daughter and fiance.
Aracely was born in Florida, and spent most of her life in Phoenix. In May of 2015, she graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and a minor in Biochemistry. Aracely enjoys working with our patients at Affinity Eye Care, and especially children. In her free time, she volunteers at Pima Animal Care Center and Diamond Children’s Medical Center. Aracely hopes to return to school in the near future to pursue a career in Pediatric Oncology.
Kaitlyn is our marketing assistant in the office. She is from Seattle, Washington and is now a student at The University of Arizona studying marketing. She works mainly on social media, e-mail, and Google marketing.
Mary joined our team in December 2016 having six years of experience in the optical field. She is an ABO/NCLE certified optician, and is working toward her state license in opticianry. Mary also loves spending time with her daughter.
JoAnn was born and raised in Arizona, and educated at Flowing Wells High, and Pima Community College where she majored in Science. She was also involved in Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials. JoAnn has a great gift servicing all in need, with the golden rule “Treat people as you would want to be treated.”
JoAnn has been married 26 years to her husband Phillip, and has four adult children and three gorgeous grand children. JoAnn’s hobbies include bicycling, swimming, tennis, and quilting. JoAnn loves working with Affinity Eye Care and all their staff!
Cory was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2016, where he received his B.S. in Human Physiology, Chemistry, and Psychology. He moved to Tucson last year to receive his Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of Arizona. In 2018, Cory will be leaving us to attend medical school in his home state of Iowa. During his free time, Cory enjoys being outdoors. At work, he loves applying his knowledge of the science to our patients’ needs.
Alyssa recently moved to Tucson from Kansas City, Mo to be closer to her family, and plans on furthering her education at Pima Medical Institute as a Registered Nurse. She graduated in 2010 from Westwood College as a medical assistant, and her journey as a medical assistant has been through Dermatology for the last 8 years. Alyssa wanted to try something a bit more challenging, so she got into the field as eye technician which she loves doing. Her hobbies include hanging out with friends and family, hiking, attending concerts and traveling.
Marlena was born in Tucson, where she attended the Tucson College and received her Optometric Assistant Certification. She has been in the optical industry since 2001, however outside of work she enjoys cooking, reading books, and watching old black and white movies. Additionally, Marlena is a mother of four children, eight dogs, three cats, and a guinea pig.