Our practice manager, Suzanne Spence, was born and raised in New Canaan, Connecticut. She first moved to Richmond after high school to attend the University of Richmond where she graduated with a BA in English and Business minor. She has been working in optometric practices since 2010 and with Dr. Gates since 2012. Suzanne and her husband Walter have three kids, Briana, Bucky, and Charlotte. As a family they are lacrosse enthusiasts and enjoy time spent on the Chesapeake Bay.