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Goleta Valley Optical Staff


Goleta Valley Optical

We're here to make sure you are well informed about your options so you can make good decisions and get an awsome pair of glasses.  Professionally trained with over 50 years of experience, we know our stuff.  Your satisfaction is a serious concern of ours and we will see to it we meet your expectations.  Ask for us by name.  We look forward to your visit.


Dan Knauss is the Company Owner and Director of Operations. He has been a licenced Optician for over 25 years and has spent his entire career with GV Optical. Dan's father founded Goleta Valley Optical in 1972 before Dan began running the company in 1988. "From the very beginning our goal has been to provide great service, fair prices, and excellent quality relying on our many years of combined experience."


As Co-Owner and Managing Partner, Jackie is vital to the development of our valued team and their ongoing commitment to our sevices.  She is an intigral componant to all aspects of your experience when you visit.  From the eyewear selection to the efficiencies in production and quality control, Jackie focuses to ensure our understanding of your needs shines.


Phil Curiel is the Operations Manager at GV Optical.  He is an ABO Certified, Licensed Spectacle Lens Dispenser.  Phil has a comprehensive understanding of eyewear fabrication.  His hands-on approach to production insures a high level of craftsmanship goes into every pair of glasses we produce.