Andrea Clingenpeel is a full time Registered Optician Apprentice. She is mainly in our Roanoke office, but also works at our other locations as needed. Andrea joined the Blue Ridge Optical team in June of 2010 as a part time employee at the Smith Mountain Lake office. She began working full time in January of 2014 at our Roanoke location. Andrea signed up for the apprenticeship program in February of 2015, and is now studying to become a Licensed Optician. She enjoys the medical aspect of the job, as well as being in the lab. She feels that the most rewarding part of the job is working with children.