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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Hunter Family Vision the leading provider of vision care products and services in Leawood and Prairie Village.


Dr. Brandon K. Hunter

Dr. Hunter, a Johnson County native, opened Hunter Family Vision in 2006 after 4 years of practice in Shawnee, Kansas. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology with Honors from the University of Kansas in Lawrence. In 2002, Dr. Hunter graduated from the University of Missouri – St. Louis School of Optometry on the Dean’s List with Honors.  Dr. Hunter is currently serving on the board of the Kansas Optometric Association.  As the team eye doctor of Sporting KC for the previous five seasons, Dr. Hunter’s expertise in sports vision has been utilized by one of the area’s most exciting sports teams.
Dr. Hunter enjoys caring for patients of all ages. He concentrates on fitting contact lenses and providing medical eye care. Dr. Hunter has consulted with a number of pharmaceutical and contact lens companies, working to improve the products that his patients utilize. He attends continuing education all over the country, applying the latest research and technology in his practice every day.

Dr. Hunter’s wife, Mandi, is an attorney with the Hunter Law Group P.A. in Mission. Mandi and Brandon have a growing family that includes Will, who will turn nine this summer, and Kate, who just turned six in April. Dr. Hunter tries to find the time to run, having competed in the last few Kansas City half-marathons. He will usually take time off for a few BBQ cooking competitions in the summer time. His team, the KC Butt Rubbers, won first place in the sausage category at the Lenexa BBQ (2010) and Paola BBQ (2011).  Dr. Hunter enjoys watching his beloved Jayhawks during both the football and basketball seasons (mostly basketball).

If you have an eye care question, please feel free to email Dr. Hunter at bhunter@hunterfamilyvision.com


Dr. Kevin R. Tomasu                                                

Dr. Tomasu, originally from Wichita, KS, received his Bachelor of Science in Organismal Biology from the University of Kansas. He graduated from the Oklahoma College of Optometry with Distinction where he was recognized with Clinical Excellence and Clinical Research awards. Dr. Tomasu enjoys caring for patients of all ages and has a particular interest in ocular disease, dry eye syndrome, and contact lenses. He is an active member in optometry and is involved in several professional associations including the American Optometric Association and the Kansas Optometric Association.

In his free time, Dr. Tomasu enjoys spending time with friends and family, exercising, and watching sports. He is a big Jayhawk fan and also has fun cheering on the Royals. He provides comprehensive, personal eye care for the entire family.

If you have any eye care questions or concerns, please email Dr. Tomasu at ktomasu@hunterfamilyvision.com


Staci Blair

Staci has been a member of our team for over nine years and takes care of various administration and marketing projects for Hunter Family Vision.  Staci grew up in Lenexa and currently resides in Overland Park with her husband and their two sons. Out of the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants, traveling, reading, and cheering on our local Kansas City sports teams.

 


 

Erin Riley

Erin is a dual certified optician and Hunter Family Vision’s Lab Manager.  Certified by the American Board of Opticianry and the board of National Contact Lens Examiners, she has over 15 years of experience in the optical field.  She enjoys helping our patients maximize their vision with new technology lenses and treatments in the highest fashion frames.  She’s also very knowledgeable when it comes to frame repairs, offering in-house edging, and meeting all of your optical needs.

Erin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Culver-Stockton College in Communications and a minor in music.  She is a current member of the Opticians Association of Kansas, the Opticians Association of America, and the Contact Lens Society of America.  She enjoys traveling, volunteering on the Advisory Board for the Beta Mu Chapter of Sigma Kappa, and cheering on the professional arena football team, the Dodge City Law.


Jessica Harper

Jessica has been with our practice for over 8 years and has a total of 16 years of experience in eye care.  Her past work as an optometric and pharmacy technician allow her to be knowledgeable about patient concerns and help facilitate patient care. Jessica is Hunter Family Vision’s Clinic, Patient Care, and Contact Lens Coordinator. After earning her BA at Avila University she became an ABO certified optician and NCLE accredited contact lens dispenser.  A busy wife and mother of three children, Jessica is well practiced at meeting your families’ needs. She will make your families experience unique with her attention to patient relationships and commitment to outstanding customer service.

 


Jandy Esquivel  

Jandy joined our team in the winter of 2015 as a technician.  She is married to her high-school sweetheart Tanner, is the mother of two boys, Caden and Samuel, and is expecting a baby girl this upcoming July!  Jandy found her passion for optometry in 2013 and is happiest when working at Hunter Family Vision!  Eye health is important to Jandy and she has the most joy when working hands on with her patients and getting to know them and their families.  Her favorite hobbies include cooking, writing, and running. Jandy’s family lives and breathes baseball all-year-round. They love traveling for sports, and enjoy watching movies together.  Jandy looks forward to meeting you soon!


Liz Esquilin

Liz joined the team at Hunter Family Vision in February of 2016 as an optometric technician. She currently attends the University of Missouri – Kansas City, where she is working on an undergraduate degree in health sciences. She plans on attending optometry school once she graduates in May of 2018. Liz is a member of Chi Omega sorority at UMKC and enjoys hanging out with her sisters and raising money for their philanthropy, Make-A-Wish. During her free time she enjoys attending Royals and Sporting KC events, traveling, and going on adventures around KC.


Abby Bohannon

Abby joined our Front Office team in March of 2016 and is now Hunter Family Vison’s Insurance and Billing Coordinator.  You could say working in the optical industry runs in her family, as Abby joins her Aunt Billy Bayles and brother Matt in the field!  A graduate from Shawnee Mission East in 2004, Abby currently resides in Prairie Village with her daughter, Alexandra.  As an added bonus, all of her immediate family resides within a 6 block radius of one another.  Alexandra is Abby’s world and she couldn’t imagine life without her! Abby also loves nature and anything that allows her to be outside including going to the lake, parks, hiking and playing frisbee.  Additional interests include nights out with friends, music, dancing, movies, and a good joke.   Abby looks forward to meeting you soon!


Julie Cahoy  

Julie is our Front Office Coordinator and joined our team in the Spring of 2016.  Julie comes to our office with over three years of experience in the optical industry.  She moved here from Springfield, Mo and now resides in Shawnee. When not in the office, Julie looks forward most to spending time with her husband and two sons.  She also enjoys exploring Kansas City and surrounding areas, reading, spending time outdoors and traveling.

Julie looks forward to meeting all of our patients and continuing to explore our community!


Charisma Greenwood  

Charisma has been with Hunter Family Vision since August of 2016.  She came to us with 6 plus years of optical experience. Charisma has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Fashion Merchandising, therefore she is excellent in helping our patients find the perfect frame in which to be comfortable and stylish.  With your prescription from Drs. Hunter or Tomasu, Charisma is quite knowledgeable to assist you in selecting the correct lens design to help you see clearly.

Charisma has two beautiful girls that keep her busy.  She loves to spend time with her family and friends and visit her mom who lives on an island in Mexico! Charisma looks forward to working with you and your family members to ensure you look your best in your new eye and sun wear!

Lisa Pahl

Lisa joined our Technician team in September of 2016 and has 10+ years of experience working in the medical field.  She is also the Contact Lens Coordinator for our Leawood office.  Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends – her two sweet sons keep her busy with their sports and activities!  She also enjoys working out and exploring her Olathe community.  Lisa enjoys meeting new patients and visiting with our current ones.  She excels at customer service and is here to help if you have any questions specifically regarding your contact lens prescriptions or orders!


Bridgett McFarland

Bridgett joined Hunter Family Vision in September of 2016 as our Edging Technician. She has worked in healthcare for almost 10 years and loves helping people! Outside of the office, Bridgett loves to spend time with her husband Nick and their son Oliver. She collects Disney movies and loves playing fantasy football. She is a hard working team player who loves to learn! Bridgett looks forward to helping make your glasses!


Aimee Corum

Aimee joined our team in the winter of 2016 as a technician. She is constantly learning new things and cross training! Her previous background as a CNA in a hospital has allowed her to experience many different situations and personalities, which makes her a great asset to our patient care team!  Aimee graduated from Tonganoxie High in 2013, after having already received her CNA certification and began working at KU medical center. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling. When she’s not at work you can find her traveling, riding her horses, or on the lake at the Ozarks relaxing. Aimee looks forward to working with you soon!


Paige Arnold 

Paige is one of our newest Front Office team members at Hunter Family Vision! She joins our team with years of customer service experience. Paige is originally from the Ozarks where she graduated high school at Branson High. Paige enjoys spending time with her friends and family – whether it’s simply having a relaxed day on the lake, listening to live music, or out and about admiring the scenery of Kansas City!

Paige is a very generous, composed, and devoted employee whose goal each day is to make sure that our patients leave with a big smile!


Corey Hale  

Corey joined our technician team and is new to the area from Atlanta, Georgia. He has been in this field for about 2 years and continues to work on his certifications to better himself in this field of work. He enjoys training mixed martial arts and just being active in general.  Corey looks looking forward to meeting you and making your experience here the best it can be!

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