Doctors & Staff
Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Vision Source of Goodland the leading provider of vision care products and services.
Mark Wahlmeier, O.D.
Dr. Mark Wahlmeier was born and raised in western Kansas (Norton). He went on to Fort Hays State University where he played football for four years. After college sports he was ready to devote his time to academic studies at the University of Missouri-School of Optometry where he excelled to the top of his class receiving numerous awards and honors. Dr. Mark joined the practice in 2000 and enjoys being able to practice all facets of eye care with services for pediatric and adult patients. He is also available for sport’s vision consultation-helping maximize the sport enthusiast’s vision and ability. He is proud to work in both the Colby and Goodland offices and enjoys offering the latest technology available to give the patient a thorough eye health assessment.
Dr. Mark and his wife, Amanda, have four children: sons, Jordan and Peyton and daughters, Kellyn and Breckyn. His family enjoys camping and other outdoor activities. He is also active in his church and several local organizations.
Danielle McAtee O.D.
Danielle McAtee, O.D. joined our offices in 2008 and serves in our Goodland, Burlington & St. Francis locations. Danielle (Kreigh) McAtee was born and raised in St. Francis, Kansas. Even at an early age, Dr. McAtee knew that she wanted to pursue a career in the medical field. She attended Fort Hays State University where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology. She went on to complete her optometry degree at Indiana University’s School of Optometry
Dr. McAtee is licensed in all areas of eye care, but her special interests include diseases of the eye and fitting people in contact lenses. In her free time, Dr. McAtee enjoys shopping, playing with her dogs and spending time with family and friends. She and her husband, Brock, and their sons Tyce and Jace live in St. Francis and are active in the community.
Jordan Hagler, O.D.
Jordan Hagler, O.D. joined our offices in August 2012. Dr. Hagler grew up on a farm south of Atwood, Kansas. He received his bachelor of science degree in biology from Kansas State University. In May 2011, he graduated from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, with summa cum laude honors.
During his time in optometry school, Dr. Hagler received numerous honors & awards including the school’s Pheiffer Award for Excellence in Ocular Disease Research for his study in glaucoma management. He also completed his externship at Fry Eye Associates, in Garden City, KS where he received further training in surgical post-operative care. He went on to complete a residency in primary care optometry with an emphasis in ocular disease at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee, Oklahoma. During his residency, he received advanced clinical training in the management of diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other various ocular conditions. Dr. Hagler also enjoys fitting contact lenses, working with pediatric patients, and low vision rehabilitation.
In his free time, Dr. Hagler enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with family. Dr. Hagler works in our Colby, Goodland and Atwood offices and is happy to be serving these local Northwest Kansas communities.
Serving as our Goodland Office Manager, Gina has been an Optician with Vision Source since 2005. She also works in our Atwood office and has served as our Optical Team Leader. Growing up in Goodland, she has gotten to know a lot of people in the area and enjoys working with patients of all ages. She especially enjoys meeting new patients, helping patients select their glasses and making sure that each patient receives the best service possible. In her spare time, Gina spends time with her family and in the summer, you may see her along at area Rod Runs with her white 35 Ford Coupe and a yellow 49 Mercury, both built by her dad.
Gina’s favorite patient encounter/memory: “I remember fitting a small child with glasses. Once the new glasses were on, seeing his expression of recognition and wonder was amazing.”
Gina’s favorite motto/mantra: “Treat others the way you want to be treated and always be truthful.”
Callie C., CPO
Callie began working for Vision Source is 2015. She is a Certified Para Optometric and works in the Goodland, Burlington and St. Francis offices as an Optometric Tech. She has an Associate of Arts degree from Laramie County Community College and has lived in Kirk and Joes, Colorado. About her job, Callie remarks that she really enjoys getting to meet so many new people and also enjoys learning about the different medical conditions of the eyes. Callie is a member of the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association and her spare time is spent barrel racing at rodeos across Colorado and Wyoming.
Callie’s favorite patient encounter/memory: “Some of my favorite memories come from our patients that have Lasik surgery. Our doctors are part of the pre- and post-operative care and I enjoy being part of the transformation from that patient having a high prescription to being able to see 20/20 without glasses.”
Callie’s favorite motto/mantra: “Work until your idols become your rivals.”
Candice C., CPO
Candice is a Certified Para Optometric. She is the Office Manager for our St. Francis office and works as an Optometric Tech in our St. Francis, Goodland and Burlington locations. Candice received her Associate’s of Applied Science in Medical Assisting from NWKTC. Candice really enjoys working with patients. She loves talking with them, getting to know them and helping them to see their best. Candice grew up in Goodland and now lives in St. Francis with her husband and family. They enjoy camping at the lake, boating and tubing. Candice also enjoys riding motorcycle and weightlifting with her husband. She is also a member of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis.
Candice’s favorite patient encounter/memory: “We saw a little boy that desperately needed glasses and Dr. McAtee held lenses in front of his eyes and he said “wow” as he looked at his mom! That quite possibly was the most amazing thing I’ve seen at my job. Anytime I get to see a person put on a pair of glasses and react with gratitude and excitement or I get to talk with an older patient who has great life experiences and stories to share – those are my favorite!”
Candice’s favorite motto/mantra: “Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.”
Spring L., CPO
Spring works as an Optometric Tech and is a Certified Para Optometric. She is originally from Nevada and joined our office in 2016. Spring enjoys her co-workers and learning new things each day. Outside of the office, you will find Spring enjoying time with her family and watching her kids in their various sporting events.
Spring’s favorite patient encounter/memory: “I think every day is a new experience and I’m always learning from our patients.”
Spring’s favorite motto/mantra: “Life’s a climb, but the view is great!”
Elizabeth is one of our Optometric Techs and joined our office in 2017. She grew up in Kanorado, KS and states that she loves to work with amazing people. She also enjoys traveling to our various offices, being to help in different capacities and getting to know so many wonderful patients. Elizabeth enjoys the learning process required by her job and at home, often researches some of the topics she’s encountered during the workday. She enjoys spending time with family and working cattle out on the family farm.
Elizabeth’s favorite motto/mantra: “Everything happens for a reason.”
Robyn is originally from Wichita, KS and attended Kansas State University. She has worked as Front Desk/Reception Team Member since 2008. She enjoys seeing and meeting patients and helping them have a great experience in our office. Robyn has many interests outside the office including golf, photography and attending or watching K-State games.
Robyn’s favorite patient encounter/memory: “I feel all encounters are unique. I really enjoy seeing the patients who have been coming here for years and getting a chance to visit about their lives and families.”
Robyn’s favorite motto/mantra: “As you walk down the fairway of life, you must stop and smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.” (Ben Hogan)
Aubrey S., CPO
Aubrey is a Certified Para Optometric and has worked as an Optometric Tech since 2016. She is originally from Meade, KS and has her Associates of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy from NWKTC. She is a member of the National Board for Respiratory Care, American Red Cross and Be the Match (bone marrow donor). In her work, Aubrey enjoys being able to aid in the health/vision care of our community. She feels “there’s nothing more exciting than when someone’s world is opened up through a new pair of glasses/contacts or corrective surgery.” In her spare time, Aubrey enjoys spending time with family and one of her favorite shared family times is spent around the backyard firepit.
Aubrey’s favorite patient encounter/memory: “I enjoy meeting patients and I really enjoy when I meet patients who know someone I grew up with or from my hometown. That’s always a lot of fun and reminds me what a small world it really is!”
Aubrey’s favorite mottos/mantras: “Let go and let God.” “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
Stacy began working in our Goodland, Burlington and St. Francis offices in 2013 as one of our Front Desk team members. She has her Associates degree from Denver Business College. Stacy loves talking with patients and getting to know them. She also enjoys traveling to our various offices and “working with the best doctors!”. Stacy grew up in Kanorado and Goodland and loves spending time with her husband, two daughters and her grandson. As a family, they all enjoy camping at the lake. She loves watching her husband and daughter participate in demolition derbies. Reading and scrapbooking are also activities she enjoys.
Stacy’s favorite motto/mantra: “Things only get as bad as you are willing to let them”