Meet The Team

Douglas Miner, O.D.

Dr. Douglas C. Miner is a proven professional with more three and a half decades of optometry experience in the Valley of the Sun. He is committed to providing his patients with optimal eye care and vision health. Dr. Miner offers comprehensive eye exams as he builds trust with each of his patients because of the personal attention he gives and the expert services he provides. Dr. Miner is dedicated to providing his patients with the very best experience in the industry while also keeping an eye on the cutting-edge technology of optometry.

As a sports enthusiast and outdoorsman, Dr. Miner understands the demands of an active lifestyle.

As a devoted husband, father of six, grandfather of seventeen, Dr. Miner is well-equipped to meet your family's needs. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from Pacific University. He also holds a bachelor's degree in both zoology and Spanish from Brigham Young University. In addition to his career, Dr. Miner actively serves in his church and stays abreast of the latest in the world of sports.

Lanette Miner, Office Manager

Lanette Miner
Lanette is the cog that keeps the office running smoothly. With her attention to detail, natural leadership skills and vision of how to create a welcoming environment for the patients, she creates unity and a seamless experience for our patients. Lanette's willingness to learn new things and attempt the difficult inspires all around her to become all they can be. She is intuitive and has great love and respect for everyone.

Prior to calling Mesa home nearly 40 years ago, Lanette lived in Utah and Oregon. She enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and family and loves watching her grandchildren as they participate in their various activities. Lanette has come to love playing the organ and is furthering her skills with organ lessons. She also actively serves in her church and thrives on doing Family History.

Michelle Turley, Optician

Michelle Turley
Every good optical needs a great Optician, and Michelle is one of the best. She is gifted in helping the patient find just the right frames to enhance their natural good looks. Michelle is very personable and efficient. She has been with Elite Optical since the beginning in 2005, assisting patients with such things as choosing frames and lenses, teaching the use and care of contact lenses, pre-testing patients, and coordinating insurance.

Michelle's thorough knowledge of vision insurance puts our clients at ease about any questions they may have about their coverage.

Michelle received a bachelor's degree in exercise and wellness from ASU and loves the outdoors, running, modeling, baking, playing with her nieces and nephews and most of all, spending time with her two darling children.

Angela Lee, Optician

Angela Lee
Angela is an amazing optician and team leader. She brings to the table almost two decades of experience as an optician, of which most have been with Elite Optical. She has received her ABO and NCLE certification and is extremely knowledgeable. When our patients meet with Angela, they instantly notice her friendliness and helpfulness. Her caring personality is genuine and shines through as she assists each patient to have a great experience in choosing their eyewear and instructs them in caring for their eyes. She is dedicated to ensuring the patient feels comfortable and confident in their new glasses or contacts.

Angela grew up in the Long Beach, California, area and absolutely loves Arizona. In addition to attending the various festivities throughout the year that Arizona has to offer, she also enjoys gardening, exercising, attending concerts and most of all her husband and precious little daughter.

Shelby's Journey

Nanci Beus, Patient Coordinator

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Nanci joined our staff near the end of the year 2018. As a Patient Coordinator she is sure to help each patient have a pleasant experience. She will often be the person to greet you both on the phone and as you enter the office. Nanci will also aid you in the testing needed prior to seeing the doctor. You will find Nanci is always happy, and her happiness is sure to rub off on you.

Born an Idahoan, since moving to Arizona in 2011, Nanci has come to love it here. Gardening (especially growing roses) is one of Nanci’s favorite pastimes. She also enjoys hiking on all the great trails Arizona has to offer and spending time with her husband and family.

Pam Adams, Patient Coordinator

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You will feel Pam’s interest for each patient as she meets their needs filling the role of Patient Coordinator. Pam is a people person, and her welcoming spirit will make you feel right at home. In addition to her helping you begin your exam by doing preliminary testing and screening, her voice is one you may hear when you call our office.

As an Arizonan for over three decades, Pam has sold real estate with her husband. She loves serving in her church, sewing, crafting, traveling, and spending time with her family of 5 children and 14 grandchildren.