Dr. Barry Leonard and his team work hard to ensure you have an amazing experience. Patients love working with his knowledgeable and friendly team of vision experts. Below you’ll get a sneak-peek at some of the things that make Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates the best, lifelong partner for handling your eye care needs in the San Fernando Valley — Dr. Leonard’s staff.

If it’s been more than a year since your last eye exam, or you feel like your vision has changed, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone or schedule your eye exam online.




Alan joined Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates in 2017. Alan helps dispense glasses and track contact lens inventory. He also wears glasses and enjoys the new styles.




Wendy joined Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates in 2015. Her Certified Paraoptometric Certificate is currently pending, and her educational background includes experience in Graphic Design.

Wendy spends time outside of work volunteering at her church, helping to feed disadvantaged children. At home she is the proud mother of three children.

Diego Bonilla


Optician Trainee

Diego grew up in the surrounding area and is enrolled at Santa Monica College. He especially enjoys playing soccer in his free time.

Lucia - Optometric Technician


Optometric Technician

Lucia joined Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates in 2017. She has earned her Associates degree, enjoys engaging with patients and helping them see better.



Administrative Specialist

Rocio joined Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates in 2004. She has more than two decades of experience helping patients in the medical field. Her Paraoptometric Coding Certification (CPOC) is currently pending.

Outside of the office, you’ll find Rocio looking after her four daughters and embracing her passion for music.

Aricely - Office Receptionist


Billing Specialist

Araceli is the receptionist at our office. She will greet you when you arrive and help you check in and fill out any forms that might be needed. She enjoys her work and some day hopes to help with Contact Lens fittings and other areas of vision care.



Assistant Manager / Optician / Lab Technician

Missony joined Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates in 2013. He has more than 15 years of experience helping patients solve vision problems – including 5 years as a Lab Manager. He is a college graduate and is currently awaiting his American Board of Opticianry Certification (ABO).

On his desk, you’ll likely find examples of his passion for woodworking and carpentry. His garage includes a few classic cars. Outside of the garage, he loves playing guitar and perfecting his smoked BBQ recipes.

Juan Suarez



Juan joined our staff in 2022 and supports our team as a technician. He loves helping people and plans to become a Registered Nurse.

Hasmik Kertikyan



Hasmik met Dr. Leonard while he treated her father. She grew up in Hollywood and is currently studying to become a Registered Nurse.




Rosa began working for Dr. Barry Leonard & Associates in 2021 and makes an excellent and capable addition to our staff. She loves meeting new people every day, which is why she fits so well as a receptionist. Rosa grew up in North Hills and enjoys reading and celebrating Christmas.




Madeline is one of our newer employees, joining our staff in 2023. She grew up in the general area and is studying to become an optometrist, a key reason for coming to work with Dr. Leonard and his team.