Jerad Meinke O.D. graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. He attended Southern College of Optometry and graduated in 2008. He has been trained in Pediatric Optometry at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. He enjoys helping all ages of patients but especially kids and even babies. He practiced in Buda, Texas for seven years before opening his office in Kyle in 2015.
Jerad grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He is a huge fan of just about all sports and loves to talk about them. He enjoys being outdoors, camping and fishing. He is a parishioner at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Lauren H. Meinke O.D. graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. She attended Southern College of Optometry and graduated in 2008. She has focused on primary care and practiced at the Naval Base in Corpus Christi. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and can communicate in Spanish. She has been practicing in San Marcos since 2009 and still works there two days per week.
Lauren grew up in Sweetwater, Texas. She loves to cook and entertain. She enjoys all kinds of music and dancing. She stays active keeping up with the kids and all their activities. She is a parishioner at St. Anthony's Catholic Church.
Mari Torres joined our Meinke FEC team in March 2018. She is great with all of our patients- especially our Spanish speakers. She is a wonderful multitasker and can assist you with any questions you may have. She was born and raised in San Marcos, Texas and is a mother to little Miss Laila. In her spare time she enjoys spending time at the park eating frozen yogurt with her daughter!