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Doctors & Staff

Meet the Doctors and Staff of the leading Optometric Practice in the Coal City, Illinois area.

Jonathan E. Micetich OD


Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Optometry/Biology. Augustana College, 1990

Doctor of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry, 1996


  • Illinois Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association
  • Notary Public Association of Illinois

Dr. Micetich was born and raised in Coal City and lives in the Coal City area with his wife, Dr. Juli Weber Micetich and their three sons: Christian, Julian and Jonah. Dr. Juli is a chiropractor and owner of Weber Micetich Chiropractic Clinic since 1998. Dr. Micetich established Family Eye Care Center in 2002 after working at Fisher-Swale-Nicholson Eye Center in Kankakee for 5 years. Dr. Micetich’s emphasis is in contact lenses, refractive surgery management and diagnosis and management of eye diseases. He is involved with the local Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and is an active member of the Unit #1 Foundation and Greater Grundy County YMCA Board. In his spare time he enjoys running, water sports and vacations with his family.

Dr. Micetich welcomes patients of all ages to the practice!

Jennifer W Chu OD

Bachelors of Science in Molecular/Cellular Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 2009
Doctor of Optometry, Illinois College of Optometry, 2013


  • Illinois Optometric Association
  • American Optometric Association

Dr Chu grew up in a small town in northern Illinois but currently resides in Minooka with her husband Stephen, who is a reactor services manager at Exelon in LaSalle. She first became interested in optometry when her world got clearer with her first pair of glasses in second grade. She believes that an eye exam provides more than just clearer vision with glasses and contact lenses, but also provides important insight into one’s systemic health. Dr Chu enjoys seeing patients of all ages, especially kids. Outside of work, Dr Chu enjoys spending time with her 9 nieces and nephews, learning to play golf, and attending music concerts and shows in Chicago.

She looks forward to taking care of you and your family!

Sarah Hammack, Receptionist

Sarah resides in Godley, Illinois with her family. She has been with the
practice for over 7 years and is the friendly voice of the Coal City
office. Sarah’s warm and cheerful greeting makes our patients immediately
feel at home. She enjoys getting to know our patients and takes a genuine
interest in their stories. Sarah is always ready to assist wherever she is
needed in the office. Sarah has a heart for special needs children and
loves being a mom to her four sons.

Michelle Michalski, Optician

Michelle resides in Steger with her family. Michelle has been with Family
Eye Care since July of 2015. Michelle has over 10 years of optical
experience. She is ready to fit our patients with the perfect frame.
Michelle is an avid Chicago Bears fan. Michelle enjoys fishing with her

Susan Mrowczynski, Technician

Susan resides in Wilmington, Illinois with her family and has been working
for Family Eye Care since April, 2015. Susan can be seen working in our
Technician Department doing pre-exam testing as well as additional testing
as requested by the doctors. Susan comes to us from a background in in
Optical as well as an impressive customer service background. Susan
receive her BA in interdisciplinary Studies from Governors State
University. Outside the office, Susan spends her time with her family and
is active in her church.

Cindy Bernardy, Technician

Cindy is a new technician to Family Eye Care. She is our primary technician
at our Braidwood location. Cindy is ready to take your medical history,
check your vision, and will get you ready to see our doctors. Cindy is a
mom of three children. When not in the office Cindy enjoys traveling especially
to Disney or the beach. She is a huge Chicago Blackhawks fan, Chicago
Bears, Chicago White Sox and Nascar fan.

Mary Fortin, Contact Lens Technician

Mary resides in Bradley, IL with her family. Mary has been with Family Eye
Care since August of 2015 and comes to us with over 18 years of optical
experience. She is responsible for the contact lens department. Mary also
instructs patients on how to insert and remove contact lenses, care for
their contacts, and when a reorder of contacts is due. Outside of the
office Mary enjoys, swimming, reading, and spending time with family.

 Brenda Collier, Billing Manager

Brenda was raised in Coal City where she resides in with her husband and
two children. Brenda has over 15 years in the optometric industry billing
insurance and accounts receivable. She has been with Family Eye Care since
May 2014 handling insurance, patient accounts, and office matters. Brenda
is always happy to help patients out with questions on account balances and
insurance. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family and
attending local horse shows with the family horses.