Dr. Jon Mesarch

Dr. Jon Mesarch graduated from The Ohio State Univeristy with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition with Distinction in 2001 and from the OSU College of Optometry in 2005.

His past experience includes externships at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Dayton, OH and Lexington, KY. His interest is in family practice, with considerable experience in both contact lenses and pediatric optometry.

Dr. Jon enjoys the great outdoors and can regularly be found hiking around Hocking Hills with his wife, Kate, their sons, and their 2 dogs, or 4-wheeling on his property or camping out in their ’86 Chevy rv that he renovated a few years ago.

Some of his more recently discovered hiking adventures have been in Glacier National Park, where he has been checking off his list of coveted hikes. He also enjoys hunting and fishing trips which always includes friends and family, and usually involves a roadtrip to somewhere remote. He and his wife love to travel, both locally and internationally.

He has a special interest in missions trips, specifically to the Dominican Republic, where he has routinely traveled to and given free exams, as well as distributed free glasses collected from donations.

Dr. Joe Blake

Dr. Joseph Blake grew up in Zanesville, Oh and went to Tri-Valley HS. He has 4 sisters: 3 older, one younger. One in Michigan (with his 3 WILD nephews), one in Florida, and two in central Ohio.

Dr. Blake went to OSU for undergrad (human nutrition in 2010, OD in 2014). During optometry school he did rotations involving  LASIK, cataract surgery, pediatrics, ocular disease, low vision. He spent 3 months at the Salt Lake City VA hospital, and 3 months in Chicago working with a LASIK center. He also went on a short mission trip to Haiti!

Dr. Blake is a big Ohio State Buckeye football fan. In fact, he even tries to go to an away football game every year! He is currently living in Columbus and likes to try new restaurants and breweries. (His new favorite being Land Grant Brewing Co.) Dr. Blake was a Boy Scout growing up and loved all things outdoors including skiing, bicycling, hunting, camping, fishing, canoeing, and off-roading. (He is a 2-time Pelotonia rider, and he mountain bikes too! He is also member of the Ohio 4×4 Trailriders, although he no longer has his beloved Jeep).

Fun fact: He was a showcase showdown winner on The Price is Right in 2012! (Drew Carey era! He was fun!)

Dr. Kyle Williams

Dr. Kyle Williams is a graduate from The Ohio State College of Optometry class of 2020. He completed his Bachelor’s degrees of Business Administration and Biomedical Sciences at Shawnee State University. He is also a member of the Ohio Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.
In his free time he enjoys hiking, games of all types and traveling.
He lives in Columbus with his wife.



Marilyn has been with Buckeye Vision Care since January 1, 2006.

She enjoys working with the friendly and dedicated staff.

In her spare time, she loves to travel with her husband Bob and to do volunteer work for her church. She has three children and six amazing grandsons!



Shellie joined Buckeye Vision Care in May of 2017 as a receptionist and is now our office manager. Before joining Buckeye Vision care, she had 8 years’ experience in customer service.

Shellie strives to greet everyone with a smile and a courteous friendly attitude. She is eager to learn, listen, and educate our patients.

Outside of work she spends most of her free time with her husband, their five kids, grandchildren, family and friends.

Shellie enjoys an array of things. From one extreme to the simplest of things. Traveling, new experiences, anything that creates an adrenaline rush, reading, wineries, lazy Sundays, backyard fires and/or watching thunderstorms on her front porch.


Brandi joined our staff in late 2020 as one of our front desk people. Now, she works in our optical department.

She grew up as a military brat, and has lived all over the country. She graduated from Hiram College in 2016 with a BA in Theatre Arts. She enjoys meeting people from all walks of life and helping them to her best ability. She is always looking for something new to learn about!

She currently lives in Athens with her partner, Austin. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and whatever new craft she can get her hands on. She will gladly talk your ear off about Taylor Swift or National Parks”


Erin joined Buckeye Vision care in May 2022 as a receptionist she is now head of the Billing department and part of the marketing team, making use of her background with graphic design. Prior to that she was a stay at home mom to twin 8 year old boys and a 5 year old boy.

Erin enjoys spending time with her work family and striving everyday to learn something new and to better help the company and patients in any way she can with a smile and a positive attitude.

In her free time Erin enjoys any outdoor activity listening to podcasts, blaring music in her Jeep on backroads, reading mystery books and spending time with her boyfriend, boys and fur babies.


Eden is a Kansas girl born and raised who moved to Ohio in 2016. She has been with BVC since November 2021. She started out as a receptionist and now works in the Optical Department.

Her husband is in the Air Force and they have 3 kids. In her free time, she enjoys riding 4 wheelers, spending time with her husband and kids (they grow up way too fast), doing things outdoors, and cookouts with family and good friends.





Mariah joined Buckeye Vision Care in October of 2023. She had 6 years in customer services before she started at Buckeye Vision Care.

She is always willing to learn new things to help the staff and patients in any way she can with a smile and a positive attitude. She enjoys working with her work family. Outside of work she enjoys listening to music, going kayaking down the river, and spending time with her work family and friends.


Mackenzie joined our staff in February of 2024 as one of our receptionists. She has her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education and is also a server after BVC hours.

Mackenzie loves to learn and try new things. She enjoys being in the sun, any form of crafting, a good book and hanging out with her family and loved ones any chance she gets!