OUR OPTICIANS AND STAFF AT Five Points Eye Care
Our exceptional eye care staff in Athens, Georgia look forward to helping you and your family with all your eye care needs. We will help you select the most appropriate frames or contact lenses and will meticulously fit your new glasses to meet your needs. At Five Points Eye Care, we are dedicated to optimizing your vision care.
Meet Our Team in Athens, Georgia
Nate Sedlacek joined Five Points Optical in May 2010. Nate is a Licensed Dispensing Optician and comes from a family of opticians including his father, mother and sister. He is certified by the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE). Nate began his career in the optical field in 1993 and has many years of experience in optical management.
Nate gives back to the community by volunteering. He traveled on a Gift of Sight trip to Mexico and volunteered on the Vision Van in Atlanta to provide eyecare to those without insurance or access to eye care. Nate lives in Winterville with his wife and 3 children and loves boating, fishing and activities around the lake.
Katie joined Five Points Eye Care in November 2009. She has a Bachelor in Business Administration with a focus in Finance degree from the University of Michigan where she graduated with distinction. She was a personal shopper for Ralph Lauren for 2 years and worked at Tiffany & Co. for 3 years. She then joined Edward Jones as a financial planner, running the Troy, Michigan branch as well as training and recruiting in the region.
Katie is a Licensed Dispensing Optician (LDO) in Georgia, and is American Board of Opticianry (ABO) certified and National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE) certified. Katie is responsible for our frame styles and selection in our optical. As a Licensed Dispensing Optician she helps patients choose frames and lenses that work with their lifestyle and specific needs. Katie is married and lives in Athens. She recently started her family and has a new baby boy. Her hobbies include reading, traveling and swimming.
Originally from Atlanta, KC moved to Athens around 2014 after living in NYC for some time to be near family and fell in love with the Classic City. She has a background in the Arts, Architectural History and Communications and joined Five Points Eye Care in 2017. She plans to use that creative background to help patients choose the perfect glasses and receive the best care possible. In her free time she enjoys reading, playing with her dog, searching for new and interesting architecture in Athens and traveling.
Gary joined Five Points Eye Care in May 2021 as an optician. He began a career in the optical field in 1999 as an optical lab technician and received a Dispensing Opticians license in 2004. He is certified by the American Board of Opticianry. Gary brings an experienced knowledge of optics along with understanding the best fits and style when helping patients find the perfect eyewear for all of their needs. Gary is passionate about helping patients see and look their very best. Gary is married to Joni and they reside in the Sanford community of Madison County with their daughter Fia and his step-son Kaleb. He also has 3 sons (Isaac, Will, Gabe), 2 step-daughters (Brianna & Tula) and 2 step-sons (Kaleb and Dawson). Gary loves taking trips to the mountains exploring towns along with antique/thrift shopping, movies, and concerts with Joni. He also enjoys running, playing guitar, and coaching his daughter’s soccer teams. And of course he is a die-hard Georgia Bulldog – GO DAWGS!
Amanda joined Five Points Eye Care in 2019 as an Optician-in-Training. She has a bachelor’s in fine arts and a master’s in interior design from Brenau University so she loves accessories, from the ones that fill your home to the ones we wear, like beautiful glasses! She is married with two teenagers and enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, antiquing and visiting historic homes.