About Amanda Newland
Amanda Newland is a Licensed Optician at our Pelican Plaza office location. She started her optical career in 2011 as an optometric technician learning all aspects of retail optical including edging lenses. She graduated in 2014 with an Associate’s Degree in Opticianry from Hillsborough Community College.
She chose Opticianry after working in a number of health care fields, deciding that a career in optics was both a healthy challenge and very rewarding. Her favorite tasks are repairing glasses and dispensing glasses to first time wearers, especially children.
Amanda lives in Venice with her husband Justin, and their son Caleb. They also have a small zoo of rescued pets, currently including two cats and two dogs. When she’s not at Disney with her family, she enjoys, jogging, reading, and watching Star Wars with her son.