Your ABC Team

Dr. Mari Ward

Optometric Physician – Sherwood and Portland

Dr. Ward is the President of ABC Vision and graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1993 plus completed a hospital residency in ocular disease and geriatrics.  In 1997 she became an adjunct clinical faculty member of Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Ward is a member of the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association and is an associate member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington plus has received service recognition from the Portland Metro Optometric Society.  Dr. Ward specializes ocular disease and pre-and-post surgery care.

Dr. Nathaniel Roland

Medical Optometric Physician

Board Certified, Diplomat of the American Board of Optometry – Hillsboro

Dr. Roland grew up in Texas and has been fortunate to live and travel throughout many regions of the United States. After graduating from Nova Southeastern University, he completed a hospital-based Geriatrics & Ocular Disease residency. He has served as both an Assistant Professor at the Southern California College of Optometry & an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Arizona College of Optometry. Because he depends upon his vision to experience the world, he considers it an honor to help others care for their eyes and enhance their ability to live well.


Dr. Rachel Murphy

Optometric Physician – Portland and Sherwood

Dr. Rachel Murphy hailed from Jackson Hole. She loves dressage and from this learned the benefits of hard work and accuracy. She did her undergraduate studies in Biology at Berry College in Mount Berry GA. She then attended Optometry School at Pacific University and graduated with both her Doctorate and also a Master of Science. Upon completion, she joined the staff of ABC Vision, and we are glad to have someone with her skill and knowledge on the team. Dr. Murphy spends her free time with her husband and enjoying the great outdoor activities in Oregon.



David Brown

Optical Manager  – Portland | Sherwood | Hillsboro

David is the best Optical Manger in Portland and ABC Vision is fortunate to have him.  David has 15 years of optical management experience. He is a native Oregonian. His management style is driven by his passion for helping the customer and mentoring staff by working alongside with support and encouragement. He believes patient care is a priority and in providing top service to every patron. Having played drums since the age of 6, when not at work David can be found beating the drums, attending concerts and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Ryan Murphy

Laboratory Manager – Portland

One man in each century is given the power to control the electromagnetic spectrum of light. The man chosen to receive this power is carefully selected. He must be kind. He must be fair. He must be brave. He must love rat pack music and come from Wyoming. Plus he must know everything about optical lenses. This man is Ryan Murphy, Laboratory Manager.

Angie Lizarraga

Front Office Manager – Hillsboro

Angie joined ABC Vision Source in January 2013. She received her Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma from Everest Institute and has her National Certification. Angie is a native of Forest Grove Oregon and fluent in Spanish. Angie loves to spend her free time with her son and husband plus ride ATV’s in and around the coastal range. Angie oversees all our billing and coding for all ABC location.


Joe DiGregorio

Chief Optician – Portland

Joe has excelled his way through every aspect of the optical field. His extensive experience began in 1971. After completing his military service, Joe learned every facet of the optical business beginning with the manufacturing of contact lenses, the bench work aspect of glass fabrication and the art of optical dispensing. Joe was a successful business owner of a downtown Portland Optical business for over fifteen years. Joe and his wife Kathy have been happily married for forty years. They enjoy RV vacations, classic cars and hot rod shows.

Emylee Yambao

Optician – Hillsboro

Emylee is an Oregon native and proud of it. She is also proud of her Philippine heritage. She is an ambitious individual and excellent optician. In her free time, Emylee enjoys the wonderful Oregon coast and long walks on the beach. She is our classical 90’s R&B fan and will always take time to help you find the best eyewear for your lifestyle.

Catherine Whiting

Optician – Sherwood

Born in Pleasanton, California. Catherine (Cat) is creative and fun loving and has a passion and talent for pencil and charcoal drawings. Cat has an incredibly bright and gorgeous three-year-old daughter that lights up any room she runs into or out of and always at full throttle. Cat is best at finding the right frame for the anyone’s style. She also help the team with inventory management.


Arriana Rogers

Front Office – Portland

Born and raised in Oakland, California. Arrianna is the mother of five beautiful children. Her daughter Catherine also works at ABC Vision; we are a family company. She has three amazing grandchildren with another one on the way. She loves to go on adventures with camera in hand, look at this website for her wonderful photography.

Maicy Rojas

Front Office – Sherwood

Maicy is an Oregon native, born and raised in Hermiston. She has a passion for helping others and she gives life her very best each day. Her goal for patients is to feel welcomed walking in and have a smile when they leave the office. She received her Medical Insurance Billing and Coding Diploma from Carrington College. She loves taking her dog out for walks and exploring Oregon’s beauty.

Michael Dee Hester

General Manager – Portland | Sherwood | Hillsboro
Michael was born in Santa Monica CA and raised in Santa Ann CA. He is a lifelong learner and graduated from both Fresno State and Long Beach State University and is just finishing up his MBA at University of Idaho. He oversees the day-to-day management of all ABC Vision clinics. Michael spent 25 years in Technology between HP, Micro Focus, and Microsoft. He is dedicated to lean and agile processes and creating repeatable business models that put customer satisfaction at the center. You can contact Michael at