Pat is the Office Manager and has been with Nelms Opticians since 1998. She is also an Eyewear Consultant. She attended St. Joseph’s School of Nursing and took several courses at Sir Sandford Fleming College. After that, she took numerous accounting, human resources and time management courses. Pat has been an office manager/district manager since 1974. While she has been with Nelms Opticians, she took a 2-year hiatus to get her AZ driving license and drove team with her husband across North America.
Born in Ireland, she has 4 children and 7 grandchildren whom she enjoys spending time with. Her summer passion is boating, reading and wood carving. In the winter months, she loves to snowmobile, knit, crochet, woodwork and participate in folk art.
As well as managing the day-to-day business of the company, Pat will also advise you on what to look for when choosing new eyewear from our latest collections of more than 1,000 frames.