Doctors & Staff

LinkedinDr. Mari Ward

Optometric Physician – Sherwood / Portland

Dr. Ward is the President of ABC Vision.  She graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1993, and completed residency with the Veterans Administration Hospital in 1994.  She has been in practice since 1994 and in 1997 became an adjunct clinical faculty member of Pacific University College of Optometry.

Dr. Ward was the Oregon Chapter treasurer of the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity from 1995 to 2005, and has served on two committees as a member of the  Oregon Optometric Physicians Association .  Dr. Ward is also an associate member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington, and a member of the Portland Metro Optometric Society and received service recognition in 1999.  Dr. Ward specializes in primary care and ocular disease, and has a long history of pre and post laser vision and cataract surgery care. 

Doctor CrockettLinkedinDr. Wesley Crockett

Optometric Physician –  Hillsboro

Dr. Crockett grew up in Arizona and is fluent in Spanish.  He did his undergraduate studies at Northern Arizona University where he received a degree in Spanish with minors in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Crockett moved to Oregon in the summer of 2007 to attend Optometry School at Pacific University. Upon completion of Optometry school Dr. Crockett joined the staff of ABC Vision in the summer of 2011. Dr. Crockett is married with five children. He enjoys fishing, hunting, camping and all modes of outdoor recreation.


Dr. MurphyDr. Rachel Murphy

Optometric Physician – Portland

Dr. Rachel Murphy hails from Jackson Hole Wyoming and grew up with horses as her neighbors and in the shadow of the Grand Tetons.  She loves Dressage and from this learned the benefits of hard work and accuracy.  She did her undergraduate studies in Biology at Berry College in Mount Berry GA.  She then attend Optometry School at Pacific University and graduated with both her Doctorate and also a Master of Science.  Upon completion she joined the staff of ABC Vision and we are glad to have someone with her skill and knowledge on the team.   Dr. Murphy spends her free time with her husband and enjoying the great outdoor activities of Oregon.


Dr. Chris Jacob

Optometric Physician – Sherwood / Hillsboro

Dr. Jacob grew up in Canada. He did his first undergraduate degree at the University of Calgary and his second undergraduate degree at the University of Edmonton.  He then attend Optometry School at Pacific University and graduated with is Doctorate and also with Distinction.  He is passionate about serving others and has provided his skills to Amigos Eye care serving twice in the rural communities of Nicaragua and Guatemala.  We are very happy to have another triple degree Physician and one with Distinction on the team. Dr. Jacob is married with two children and enjoys fishing, hunting, camping and all modes of outdoor recreation.


Michael Dee Hester

General Manager

Mr. Hester is responsible for managing all facets of the company operations, including but not limited to; the daily operation of a clinics, dispensaries, laboratory operations, information and data services and back office operations.  He is responsible for management, budgetary controls, inventory controls and customer service.  Ensuring ABC Vision customers have the best experience is his priority.  Mr. Hester is also responsible for all aspects of our growth strategy and ensuring ABC Optometric PC runs efficient and effective today and in the future so Doctors and staff can focus on serving their patients and communities for a very long time.  Mr. Hester is a graduate of Fresno and Long Beach State Universities and is working on his third degree from University of Idaho.  During free time you can find him skiing Mt. Hood with his son or hanging out at the Phlox Point Cabin or Ram’s Head Bar at Timberline Lodge on weekends.

Juliette Quintanar

Staff Accountant – Portland

Juliette joined ABC Vision in October 2012. She received her Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma from Everest Institute and has her National Certification.  Juliette also has a degree in Accounting from Polytechnic Institute, Amistad Cubano-sovietica in her home country of Cuba.  She is fluent in Spanish and English. Once she arrived to the United States in 2006 she wanted to explore using her skills in the healthcare field and ABC Vision became her work home.  Juliette loves to spend her free time with her husband Hector and is an amazing cook.   


martha_new_NewMartha Kellas

Front Office Manager – Sherwood

Martha Kellas joined our team at ABC Vision Source in March 2008. She is the front desk and insurance billing “go to” person. She comes to ABC Vision Source with 10 years of optical experience. She enjoys interaction with the patients, whether it be insurance related, frame selection or scheduling an appointment; she will be glad to help. Martha is on the go with her husband, daughters and grandson. She and her husband have a new found hobby: motorcycling. When she is not at ABC Vision Source, she is with her family, friends or at the gym.


Jennifer Gautreaux

Optician – Sherwood

Jennifer has been in the Optometric field for over 15 years.  When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her son and Husband.





Angie Lizarraga

Front Office Manager – Portland/Hillsdale

Angie joined ABC Vision in January 2013. She received her Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma from Everest Institute and has her National Certification.  Angie is a native of Forest Grove Oregon and fluent in Spanish.  Angie loves to spend her free time with her son and husband plus ride ATV’s in and around the coastal range. 



Joe DiGregorio

Optician –  Portland/Hillsdale

Joe has excelled his way through every aspect of the optical field. His extensive experience began in 1971.  After completing his military service, Joe learned every facet of the optical business beginning with the manufacturing of contact lenses, the bench work aspect of glass fabrication and the art of optical dispensing. Joe became the successful  owner of a  downtown Portland Optical business for over fifteen years.  Joe and his wife Kathy have been happily married over forty years.  Currently the couples enjoys RV trips and attending occasional Classic Car Shows. 


 CatherineCatherine Whiting

Optician and Inventory – Portland/Hillsdale

Catherine “Cat” comes to us from the great state of Utah.  Her husband is currently working on his Doctorate and they have a wonderful 2 year old.  She loves assisting patients with frame selections, as she wants them to look their best and have fun with their glasses.  She is always determined to get you the frames and lenses that are the best fit for you. She also is an expert on training new contact wearers how to insert, remove and care for contact lenses. In her free time she enjoys exploring all the many waterfalls of Oregon with her family, and is always ready for a good game of pool.


gustavoselfportraitGustavo Fuentes

Optometric Technician and Front Office Manager –  Hillsboro/Aloha

Gustavo Fuentes has been in the optical field since 2012. He is an experienced optician and optometric technician. He values and understands the importance of taking pride in his work, and he enjoys interacting with his patients and forming relationships with those he meets on a day to day basis. He is an artist and designer in his spare time and understands the importance symmetry and complimentary colors.  He has been living in the greater Portland area since March of 2015.


Maicy Rojas

Receptionist and Optometric Technician –  Hillsboro/Aloha

Maicy is an Oregon native. She has been in the optical field for over 2 years. She has experience as both an Optometric Technician and Receptionist. She is also currently continuing her education and working to obtain her medical billing certificate. She has the drive, passion, and compassion to help others if not learn the skills to lend a helping hand. Her goal for patients is to feel welcomed walking in and have a smile when they leave the office. Maicy enjoys spending time with her lovely puppy Luna, taking her for walks and having adorable photo sessions. Photography is a passion she has, she enjoys going on hikes, taking pictures of waterfalls, the great outdoors, and she also thoroughly enjoys the art of cosmetology.