About Our Practice
Tigard Vision Center is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.
After 50 years, we continue to strive for growth and quality care in the optometric field. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!
Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.
Brad Smith, O.D.
Dr. Brad Smith received his Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Science and his Doctor of Optometry from Pacific University. He received the American Academy of Optometry’s Julius F. Neumeller Award in Optics and the Beta Sigma Kappa Research Design Award in 1987, and the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association’s Young Optometrist of the Year in 1997. Dr. Smith joined our practice in 1987.
Dr. Smith enjoys golfing, flying, barefoot water-skiing, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Keely Hoban, O.D.
Dr. Keely Hoban was born and raised in Montana. Dr. Hoban earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 2007 from College of Saint Benedict (Saint Joseph, MN), and achieved her Doctor of Optometry degree with distinction from Pacific University in 2011. She spent 2011 and some of 2012 at the Portland VA Medical Center doing a residency specializing in primary care with emphasis in ocular disease and low vision.
Dr. Hoban and her family currently reside in Portland Oregon, where they enjoy golfing, hiking, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends.
Emily Bee, O.D.
Dr. Emily Bee is a Portland local who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Willamette University in 2012, and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University in 2017. During her time at Pacific, she completed clinical rotations at the Portland VA Medical Center, Chemawa Indian Health Service, and Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute. Dr. Bee practices primary care optometry with specialty care related to ocular disease, and pre/post-operative care for cataract surgery and LASIK.
Dr. Bee enjoys playing tennis, skiing, hiking the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with family and friends.
Jack Smith, O.D. (Passed August 2015)
Dr. Jack Smith attended Pacific University between 1955 and 1960, where he obtained both his M.S. degree and O.D. degree. After college, Dr. Smith worked at the U.S Army Hospital in Fort Hood, Texas for three years as an optometrist. After finishing his career with the Army, Dr. Smith returned to Oregon and founded Tigard Vision Center on Main Street in Tigard in 1964.
Dr. Smith passed away in August of 2015. He enjoyed spending the winter months with his wife Gwen in Southern California where he actively golfed, played softball, and was a member of a bowling league.
About Our Team
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our opticians can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Katie – Office Manager
Katie began working at Tigard Vision Center in the beginning of 2007 as our Office Manager. Prior to managing the office, she practiced law in the State of Washington for 15 years. Since coming to work in the field of Optometry, Katie has developed a new passion for eye health, eye wear, and superior patient care.
She continues to be an active member of the Washington State Bar and the Oregon State Bar. Her hobbies include volunteering at her son’s school, golfing, snow skiing and spending time with family and friends.
Kirstie – Optometric Assistant/Optician
Kirstie joined the Tigard Vision Center Team in 2012.
She graduated from Pioneer Pacific College with a Medical Assistant Degree. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and husband. She loves being active playing sports and spending time outdoors.
Kristy – Lead Optician
Kristy has been an optician since 1992 and has been with Tigard Vision Center since 2011.
She enjoys boating with her family and friends, camping and spending time with her husband and 3 children.
Kyra – Front Desk Coordinator
Kyra joined Tigard Vision Center in January 2016. She enjoys traveling to warm places with her family. In her spare time she likes to bake cookies, and crochet gifts for her Goddaughter.
Erica – Optician
Erica graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Elementary Education. She started working for a Laser and Cataract practice. After spending several years in the surgical world of eye care, she learned she had a passion for optical.
When she is no in the office, Erica enjoys cooking, running, and playing recreational kickball with her husband, Jason.
Valerie – Optometric Assistant
Valerie joined Tigard Vision Center in September of 2016. She spent the previous 5 years working in the hospitality field and felt like she was ready for a change. Being a long-term glasses wearer and having an extensive background in customer service, Valerie was seeking an opportunity in the optometry field because she felt she would be very relatable to our patients.
On her days off, Valerie enjoys going on hikes when the weather is nice. She enjoys photography and cooking healthy meals at home with her boyfriend.
Alyssa – Patient Services
Alyssa began working at Tigard Vision Center in 2018. She was born and raised in Oregon where she enjoys camping and hiking. Her Persian Cat, Shere Kahn, is her pride and joy! Alyssa also loves yoga and the ocean.
Heather – Billing Specialist
After exploring the east coast for a few years, Heather decided to settle down in Oregon during 2017. She joined the Tigard Vision Center team in 2018. She enjoys working with numbers and solving problems. A few of her favorite things are cats, coffee, flowers, and games.
Tabitha – Optometric Assistant
Originally from Texas, Tabitha joined Tigard Vision Center in February of 2018 after retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps. In her free time Tabitha likes to travel the outdoors with her dog, Dixie, work on cars, and go running.
Kristen – Executive Administrative Assistant
Having graduated from Northwest Nazarene University with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Kristen started working in the healthcare industry within the Durable Medical Equipment sector while living in Meridian, Idaho. She moved to Portland in 2015 and began working at Tigard Vision Center during the Spring of 2018. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Kyle, and cozying up to their dogs, Lola and Conan, with a good movie. Kristen is also a U-Jam Fitness Instructor and she loves to stay active.