Dr. Brandon LeSueur, OD
Dr. LeSueur, a southern California native, did his undergraduate work at the University of California, Riverside, and graduated, with honors, from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1992. As part of his training, he did externships at Camp Pendelton Marine Corp Base, VA Outpatient clinic in Los Angeles, and the Low Vision Clinic in Las Vegas. He is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Fraternity.
He has been in practice in the Rocklin area since 1993, specializing in primary care, contact lenses, and cataract and laser vision co-management. He is also certified to therapeutically treat eye diseases and infections. The dream of owning his own practice has finally become a reality with the inception of Twelve Bridges Vision Care.
Dr. LeSueur and his wife are the proud parents of three children. They are especially thrilled that their two amazing granddaughters live close by. Outside of optometry, family, and golf, Dr. LeSueur loves riding his Harley-Davidson and enjoys taking extended trips on it to new and exciting places.
Zaida, Office Administrator
If you don’t already know Zaida, please meet the heart of the office. You’ll never find her without a big welcoming smile or without that famous hot chocolate. With twenty-six years of experience in the optometric field, forty years in customer service and being an exceptional real estate agent, she pretty much knows everything to do with optometry and what’s new in the Placer County Community. So, whether you are scheduling an appointment, itching to have an urgent question answered or need an extra opinion on your fancy new glasses, her smiling face and warm personality will make you feel instantly at ease. When not at work, Zaida can be found enjoying time with her friends and family, traveling, or relaxing with a good book. Aside from all Zaida’s wonderfulness, she can be bribed with a black and white, non-fat, no whip Starbucks hot chocolate ;-)!
Chelsea, Office Manager, ABOC
Chelsea began her optical career eight years ago in an optometry boutique downtown Santa Monica. She immediately became passionate about optics after learning the amount of technology behind every lens and frame design. Chelsea decided to continue her career and become a Certified Optician through the American Board of Opticianry. Chelsea strives to have every customer leaving excited and confident about their new pair of eyewear and can’t wait to work with them the following year. If you have any questions ranging from ordering glasses to how our office runs, she is your go-to person. When Chelsea isn’t working, she’s convincing her husband they need more plants or rearranging their house for the millionth time. They also have an adorable Black Lab, Carter and a one of a kind fluffy black and white cat named Charley.
Lauren, Optician ABOC, NCLE
Lauren completed both her ABO and NCLE certificate with the National Career Education, graduating at the top of her class with the Presidential Award of Achievement. She has sixteen years of exceptional customer service all revolving around her passion in health and wellness, making her a wonderful asset to our TBVC family. Lauren loves learning about all the new styles and helping her customers find the perfect fit, leaving patients extremely excited to pick up their new glasses. Of course, the frame is the fun part, but as Lauren stated, “the lenses are actually what makes a perfectly complete order”. You can usually find Lauren and her family purposefully getting lost on a trail in the mountains or off kayaking on a lake. They also have a sassy German Shepherd and sweet and loving Shepard Labrador.
Donna, Lead Receptionist
Please enjoy our newest member, Donna! She was inspired to work in Optometry after having so many great experiences with staff during her own appointments. She absolutely loves meeting new people, is dedicated to helping patients enhance their lives through vision and enjoys the welcoming family feel a private practice can create. If you have any questions or concerns, she is a wonderful person to start with and might even have delicious chocolates to share. When she isn’t helping keep our office running smoothly, you will find her enjoying time with her adorable puppy Codi, creating fantastic paintings, and frequently getting lost in the magical world at Disneyland. She would like to leave you with her favorite quote: “All you need is faith, trust and a little pixie dust” – Peter Pan
Katie, Receptionist / Technician
Katie is a welcoming smile as you come into our office. With three years of experience in vision insurance and thirteen years in excellent customer service, Katie hopes to answer any and all questions you may have for her. After check in she will take you back to all our fancy instruments we pretest with which sometimes can be overwhelming, but don’t you worry, Katie will make it easy and fun before you see our doctor. Katie is originally from the bay area, but has been a part of the Lincoln Community for over 18 years now. She loves welcoming all newcomers and may even have some hidden secrets to share. In her free time Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter in the great outdoors and always joining them is their beautiful German Shorthair Queensland Heeler, Lola.
Leilani, Medical Biller
We are excited to announce we now have an inhouse biller! Please meet Leilani who came to us with six years’ experience in Optometric Medical Billing and Coating and over twenty years in customer service. She has a true passion for figuring the ins and outs of billing and is ready to take on any insurance challenges. Insurance can get very confusing so feel free to give Leilani a call; she is eager to help and ready to problem solve any unknowns. She is a dedicated mother of four, with two in college, making Leilani a very proud mama. When Leilani has free time, she and her family enjoy fishing and family bike rides. Her family also have four beautiful American Staffordshire Terrier, their newest member being a super cute cuddly puppy!
Harley is the newest member of our team and our mascot. He always wears a big smile on his face; loves to show off the latest fashions in sunglasses and he is secretly hoping to go on long rides with Dr. L! He loves taking pictures with new friends showing off their newest purchase in eyewear from our office. So come on in and take a picture with Harley!