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Meet our Doctor and Staff at Lander Vision Center

Dr. Mikel Weideman, OD

Born in Montana, Dr. Weideman moved to Lander, Wyoming in elementary school and later graduated from our very own Lander Valley High School. He started his education at University of Wyoming and later graduated from Pacific University, College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon in 1979. Dr. Mikel Weideman then moved back to Lander and purchased Lander Vision Center in 1980. He has two children and three grandchildren. He loves golfing and riding his motorcycle.

Dr. Weideman has sat on the Board as a Chairman of the Wyoming Optometric Association and has served on the Board of Examiners. Staying true to his Lander roots, he is community-focused as a member of the Kiwanis Club and Lander Ambassadors.

Mandy Pierson – Office Manager

Mandy was born and raised in Cody, Wyoming. Along with her husband Phil and their five children, Ava, Lizzy, Sam, James and Will. They enjoy camping, hiking in Sinks Canyon and traveling. She is the office manager as well as an optician, helping our patients find the perfect glasses for them. Mandy has been a member of our team since 2020 but originally worked here right after moving to Lander in 2018. Mandy has over 10 years experience working in optometry offices.

Tasha Reeves 

Tasha is our resident Kansas City Chiefs and football fanatic! She has two adorable children, Cullen and Irelynn. Tasha is apart of our front office staff and an essential part of making our office and the patient care run smoothly. She has been a member of our team since 2017. She has over 8 years experience working in optometry offices.

Jennie Hachtel 

Born and raised in Lander, Jennie knows everyone! She raised her daughter Kelsie here and enjoys hiking and finds peace in the mountains. Jennie is our pre-tester and a part of our front office staff. Jennie has been a member of our team since 2018.