Our Team

Meet Our Team

We provide the highest quality optometry services and compassionate eye care to ensure you and your family is healthy and happy. Meet our skilled, compassionate team committed to providing exceptional care for you and your family.


Dr. Jennifer Simon


Dr. Simon bought Arsulowicz Eye Care in 2016, however, she started working for Dr. Arsulowicz in 2015. She finished her undergraduate studies at Ferris State University in 2007 and from there pursued optometry at the Michigan College of Optometry, graduating in 2015. Dr. Simon grew up in Chelsea, Michigan and moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan to raise her family and plant her roots. She has 4 daughters along with a very supportive husband with whom she enjoys going on family walks, bike rides and can even be found dappling with her garden.

Dr. Hochstetler


Dr. Hochstetler is one of our two doctors in the office. She joined Arsulowicz Eye Care in the Spring of 2021 and graduated from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in 2015. She completed a residency in ocular disease and low vision with the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago and prior to graduate school, she completed her undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University. Her roots are planted in Byron Center where she now lives with her husband and 3 sons. In her free time, Dr. Hochstetler enjoys reading, going on walks, and experiencing new things with her little ones. She loves serving the community and getting to know the patients that she sees on a day-to-day basis. When you make an appointment, don’t be shy to schedule with Dr. Hochstetler.


Office Manager & Optician

Vicki is our office manager and full-time optician. She passed her ABO (American Board of Opticianry) exam in 2014 and has been faithfully using her knowledge to help style patients into medically correct frames.  She has been in the managerial position for 10+ years and started here at Arsulowicz in September 2020. As a child, she called Westphalia, Mi her home and grew up on a dairy farm. She’s not afraid to get her hands dirty if it gets the job done. She has been married for 26 years and lives in Grandville, Mi with her husband, son, and daughter. She’s active in her daughter’s color guard life and enjoys traveling with the team to different competitions. When she’s not enjoying her work life, you can casually stumble upon her while she’s sewing, reading, kayaking, biking or even taking a leisurely nature walk. On the off occasion, Vicki will rewatch copious episodes of the TV show The Office, so when you see her, make sure to make a reference from it, that would absolutely make her day.


Lead Optician

Meet Jeffrey, our accomplished lead optician, bringing nearly a decade of expertise in the optical world. He takes pride in ensuring patients feel both confident and comfortable in their eyewear choices. Outside the optical realm, Jeffrey resides in downtown Grand Rapids, where he, along with his spouse Sabryna and their two dogs, love exploring and savoring the vibrant downtown area.


Office Receptionist

Michelle is our office receptionist and the first face you’ll probably see when you walk in. She started here in September of 2020 but has been in administrative work for 30+ years. She calls Comstock Park home and has lived there for 14 years with her husband, son, and daughter. She loves animals and has a dog named Buster. In her downtime, Michelle loves to travel with her husband, play golf in fair weather, and spend quality time with her family. She’s sure to strike up an invigorating conversation when you walk into our office, so make sure you say “hi.”



Karla is our office floater, she can be found at the front desk, in the optical lab, or even out on the floor helping patients style their glasses. She has been in the optical industry longer than the rest of us, coming up on 30 years. She started at Arsulowicz Eye Care in December of 2017. Karla grew up on the westside and has lived here all her life. She has been married for 45 years, has 3 children and 6 grandchildren! In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, canning, gardening and even traveling up north to Irons Michigan. Karla files all insurances and is regarded as our “Jack-of-all-trades” so if you are having a problem, don’t be intimidated to ask her.

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