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Our Staff

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At VisionArts, our caring friendly staff is our greatest asset. They are excited about what they do, and they strive to provide our patients with superior care and service.
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Cindy Vann

Married to Dr. Vann since 1987 while he attended optometry school, Cindy first worked part time for this practice, then owned by Dr. White. Dr. Vann and she purchased the practice in 1992. In 2005, Cindy became a Certified Optician of the American Board of Opticians after passing the Opticians' Examination. Cindy has worked in all of the staffing positions at one time or another, however the current focus of her attention is in human resource matters. Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband and two active sons, especially on the golf course.  To reach Cindy, please email her.

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Jamie Barnes

A lifelong resident of Fulton, Jamie joined VisionArts in August of 2011, bringing with her nine years of experience in the medical field. As patient relations manager, you will find her greeting patients, scheduling and confirming appointments, verifying patient insurance benefits, and ensuring that the patient check in and check out process runs smoothly. Jamie loves making a difference in the lives of our patients and strives to provide them with superior care and service. Away from the office, Jamie devotes her time to her family, especially her two sons. She also enjoys baking and is particularly skilled in cake decorating. To reach Jamie, please email her

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Kelley Sides

Originally joining the practice in 2001, Kelley serves as the clinic coordinator and a patient technician at VisionArts. In addition to performing the necessary testing for our patients and preparing them to see the doctor, Kelley also ensures that our patients’ visits are as thorough and efficient as possible. The definition of a “people person”, Kelley thrives in our close knit environment and enjoys learning as much as she can about the latest advancements in eyecare in order to provide our patients with exceptional care. Outside of work, Kelley enjoys spending time with her husband and other family and friends, attending church, and taking care of her beloved dog, Snickers.  Kelly may be reached by email.

Christine Gunn

Born and raised in Washington, MO, Chris is new to the Fulton area. She joined the VisionArts family in November of 2015, sharing with us her 17 years of expertise in eye care. Because of her extensive experience, Chris will be assisting in all areas of the office, an aspect of her job that she truly enjoys.  On any given day, you may find her at the front desk welcoming patients, performing testing in the clinic, assisting Dr. Vann, or helping patients choose their eyewear.  No matter where she is, you can be certain that Chris is dedicated to providing the best possible care to every patient.  When not at the office, Chris enjoys watiching movies, hunting, fishing, and spending time with her husband and children.  Chris may be reached by email.

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Lori Huyser

As a doctor’s assistant at VisionArts since 2003, Lori can be found educating our patients on everything from eye conditions to the options available for their glasses and contact lenses.  She also performs follow up testing with our patients when necessary, fulfills requests for prescription refills and referrals and maintains the inventory for our eye drops, supplements, and other clinic supplies.  Lori is passionate about our patients’ wellbeing and her genuine care for people is evident as she interacts with our patients every day. When Lori isn’t at work, you’ll likely find her spending time with her children and grandchildren or cheering on her beloved St. Louis Cardinals. Lori may be reached by email.

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Lynsey Rawls

Bringing with her nine years of experience in the medical field, Lynsey joined VisionArts as a doctor’s assistant in September of 2014. She fulfills her mission of providing quality care to our patients and making a difference in people’s lives as she assists the doctor in the exam room every day. After our patients’ testing is completed, Lynsey joins the doctor in reviewing the results with them and educating them on ways to properly care for the health of their eyes. She also performs various follow up tests when they are required.  Lynsey lists her Christian faith among her greatest passions. She also enjoys traveling and exploring new places and spending time with her friends, her family, and her fur babies, Jay and Delilah.  To reach Lynsey, please email her.

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Gayle Bergthold

Now a Fulton resident, Gayle was born and raised in Montgomery City. She has been in the optical field since 1999 and has been with VisionArts since 2003.  Our patients have come to trust & enjoy her caring and thorough expertise. Gayle enjoys the learning opportunities we are provided here at VisionArts, and loves sharing that new information with our patients. She strives to ensure our patients are choosing the best eyewear for their vision needs and lifestyle, and takes pride in providing them with the best products available on the market. Behind the scenes Gayle can be found ordering your glasses, verifying your prescriptions & handling quality control for your glasses and filing insurance claims. She also lends her expertise to support our clinic staff in testing when needed.  Outside of the office, Gayle enjoys spending time with her husband Bruce, her sons, Gavin and Alex, and her grandson, Kylar.  Her Christian faith and her Lighthouse Church family and friends are also important to her.  To reach Gayle, please email her.

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Christina Bonsall

With over ten years of marketing and sales experience in the beauty industry, Christina joined VisionArts as the marketing coordinator and an optician in September of 2013.  When not assisting patients in choosing the best lenses and frames for their visual needs and lifestyle, Christina handles the marketing, public relations, and event planning for the practice. She is proud to promote a practice that works diligently to provide superior care for their patients and also gives so much back to their community. Born in Southwest Kansas and raised in Central Missouri, Christina is a country girl at heart and her favorite times are those spent outside playing with her young son and daughter. To reach Christina, please email her.

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Holly Phillips

An optician since 2010, Holly came to VisionArts in April of 2015. She strives to keep abreast of the latest lens technologies as well as current eyewear fashion trends, and shares this knowledge with our patients as she assists them in selecting lenses and frames to properly suit their needs.  Holly also meets with contact lens representative and stays up-to-date on the newest advances in contact lens technology.  She takes care of ordering and checking in contact lenses and she assists our patients in their contact lens fittings, educating them on proper care and usage. Holly has a particular interest in fitness and healthy eating habits and if she’s not spending her free with her husband and her young daughter, you will likely find her training for her next marathon. To reach Holly, please email her. 

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Lori A. Test

A life long resident of Mexico, MO, Lori has been with VisionArts since March 2007, bringing with her 13 years of previous optical and medical experience.  Lori has held nearly every position in the office, including optician, contact lens specialist, receptionist, doctor's assistant, and clinic tech, but the majority of the time, she can be found dealing with insurance companies.  Lori enjoys providing excellent care to our patients and is excited that her new position allows her to help them maximize their insurance benefits.  Outside the office Lori focuses her time on her family and her church.  She enjoys auto races, horses, and having fun with her daughter.  Lori may be reached by email.