An optometric team to care for all your needs in York, Geneva, and Hebron, NE

Our Doctors

Dr. Nancy Dob

Completing her Bachelor Science degree in Life Sciences at the University of Nebraska, Dr. Dob shortly after attended the Ohio State University where she received her Doctor of Optometry degree. Having practiced optometry for 25 years, today she is the successful owner of Mid America Vision Center. Dr. Dob is married to Dan Pedersen and have a son, Matt. Dr. Dob is active in community activities including being the treasurer of the Board Directors at Epworth Village, a York Rotary and Chamber of Commerce member, Benedict United Methodist Church member and a participant in the Nebraska Walk to Emmaus. Dr. Dob is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA) and a current board member for NOA.
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Dr. Andrea Steele-Baumann

Born and raised in Fairbury, Nebraska, Dr. Andrea Steele-Baumann attended the University of Nebraska-Kearney and obtained a Bachelor of Health Science degree after early admission into optometry school. Graduating with high honors from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, she is the primary optometrist in Hebron while sometimes traveling to Geneva and York offices. Having a primary interest in vision therapy and low vision, she is also an active member of AOA and NOA. Today she lives in Wilber with her husband Matt and enjoys family time, hunting, and being active within the community. 
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Dr. Kerry Krings

After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a supporting program in natural sciences from Nebraska Wesleyan University, Dr. Krings graduated from the University of Missouri at St. Louis with her doctorate in Optometry. Dr. Krings has practiced optometry since 1996 and has been a doctor with MAVC since 2001. Living in Platte Center with her husband Russ, she loves being outdoors, hunting, playing tennis and enjoys spectator sports. Dr. Krings is an active member of both NOA and AOA.
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Vicky Erickson

Employed for over 10 years at MAVC, Vicky is the insurance claims specialist that oversees all the insurance and private pay billing for all three offices. Vicky also lends a hand with dispensing frames and pre-testing. Vicky lives in York with her husband, Jeff.

Tim Gardner

Having been employed with MAVC for 25 years, Tim is the main dispensing optician of the York office. Tim has been involved in various community organizations that include baseball, YorkFest and as the Chamber Ambassador. Married to his wife Jean for over 30 years he has two children and one grandson.

Geneva Willcoxon

Recently moving back to Nebraska, Geneva joined MAVC in the fall of 2016, and previously was our optician in our Geneva office from 2004-2007. She has been ABO certified in opticianry since 1994 and worked at Delta Optical Lab in Fairbury from1998-2000. While Geneva was out of state, she continued her work as an optician in a 1-hour full service optical lab.  She has 2 children, 2.5 grandchildren, and in her free time she enjoys listening to music and being outside--camping, hiking and fishing.

Kim Gloystein

Having joined MAVC in the summer of 2010, Kim is the friendly face you will meet at the front desk in York. She performs pre-examination tests, medical history reviews, visual field testing, auto-refraction, and keratometry. Kim graduated from SCC in Milford with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and son, playing sports and being outdoors.

Julie Degenhardt NRP

Having been an optometric assistant with MAVC for over 16 years, Julie has 8 previous years of experience with Dr. John Butler in Hebron. Prior to this, Julie was a dental assistant for 10 years before joining the optometric field. As a Nebraska registered Para, she is able to provide excellent patient care and pre-examination testing. Married to her husband Larry for 37 years with 3 children and 3 grandchildren, Julie enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, growing flowers, sewing and crafts. She also plays bridge, is on church committees, and belongs to a Woman’s Achievement Club.

Tammy Noojin, ABO

Tammy has been employed with MAVC for 16 years and is certified with the American Board of Opticianry – she has been in the field for 20 years. Overseeing the purchasing and sales of eye wear and contact lenses, as well as adjusting and repairing glasses and doing pre-examination testing, Tammy has her hands full. Married to her husband John for 20 years and residing in Deshler, they have 5 children, one who is still at home and three dogs. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, decorating and painting.

Shawna Schmidt

Here you will find an optometric team you can trust in York, Geneva, and Hebron!
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