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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Jasper Eye Associates the leading provider of vision care products and services in Jasper.

gilbertmjamesDr. Gilbert M. James

Dr. James received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and graduated from the Southern College of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Georgia Optometric Association. He is currently the president of the local GOA district.

Dr. Rose Darby

Jennifer Holloway LDO, Office Manager

Jennifer is the Licensed Dispensing Optician for Jasper Eye Associates as well as the office manager and finishing lab team leader. She has worked with Doctor James since 1996. In 1999, she became American Board of Optometry certified. In 2002, she obtained certification from the Board of National Contact Lens Examiners. She is also the Extreme North Georgia Vision Source Facilitator.

Jeannie Stecovich, Optometric Assistant

Jeannie has been an Optometric Assistant since 1996. She joined Jasper Eye Associates April, 09. Jeannie enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Melissa Stoecklein, Board Certified Optician

Melissa is a Board Certified Optician. She has been with Jasper Eye Associates since January of 2005. She is also Dispensary Team Leader. She attended Applachian Technical College in 2000. Melissa enjoys reading, cooking, shopping, and spending time with her husband and their children.


Jordan Heffner

Jordan joined the Jasper Eye Asscoiates team October 2013. She is part of our technician team. Jordan enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Angie Giddens

Angie joined Jasper Eye in February of 2014 as our Patient Relations Specialist. She has over 5 years in the optometry industry. In her spare time she enjoys reading, going to the movies and spending time with her husband and their two children.

Kassie Scott

Kassie is our Patient Relations Specialist , she joined our team May 2015.

Kassie enjoys spending time with her family.