Shannon H. Mitchell
Dr. Shannon H. Mitchell grew up in Southern Idaho. He graduated cum laude in 2004 from Boise State University in
Boise, Idaho with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a minor in General Music. He later found his true
passion in the physics of sight and completed his doctoral degree in Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon in 2010. Dr. Mitchell and his wife Molly developed an interest in the rural forest environs of the Green Mountains in Vermont and located here in 2010. Dr. Mitchell practiced in Stowe for nearly 8 years before opening Mad River Eye Care PLLC in Waitsfield. He has many interests in eye care, and is suited to the rural setting of Waitsfield with his diverse capabilities. He loves seeing people of all ages with a variety of eye care needs (see Our Services). In addition to eye care, Dr. Mitchell loves spending time with his wife and 4 kids biking, beach-combing, snowboarding, and loving life. He is active as a member of the lay clergy in his church, and enjoys participating in local theatre.
Ashley started in the Optometry field over 10 years ago. Since the beginning she has been passionate about learning all aspects of eye care. Starting as a receptionist, then working as a technician and transitioning to billing and coding she is excited to now use her knowledge to step into the Office manager position and also learn and grow as an Optician Apprentice. She has obtained certification as a Paraoptometric Technician and holds a certificate in Optometry Management.
When outside the office, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, going on road trip adventures around New England, seeing live music, watching sports,and camping.
Ashley lives in Moretown with her husband, two daughters and recently added a Newfoundland puppy, Josey Wales, and a kitten, Chimichanga to the mix.
Madison grew up in Granville, Vermont where her family owns a small business. She went to elementary school at a one room school house in Granville, ending up graduating high school at Rochester. After graduating, Madison took some classes at CCV & VTC. Madison then met her husband and moved to Fayston and she is thrilled to call the Mad River Valley her home! Madison started her career here at Mad River Eye Care in the fall of 2018. She is currently an optician trainee & studying to be a paraoptometric Tech. Madison loves that she has started a career right here in the valley. In Madison’s free time she loves being with and spoiling her two dogs Frankie & Beans. She enjoys being outside, watching and playing sports, taking photos, camping, sugaring, and most of all spending time with her friends & family!