Dr. Filips grew up in Broadview Hts. She decided to become an Optometrist at the age of 4 after watching her uncle Dr. Jim Tomko graduate from The Ohio State University. Dr. Filips went on and received her bachelors degree from Miami University of Ohio and then she was accepted into the top ranked Ohio State University College of Optometry GO BUCKS!! She then married and moved to Olmsted Falls. You can read an article, "Optometry at Faith Mission," about one of Dr. Filips externships from the Buckeye Optometry Alumni Magazine by clicking here (you will need Adobe Reader).
Jim has been in the Opticianry business for over 30 years. He is active in the community serving on the Berea Planning Commision and attending many city events. Jim is also a professor at Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus teaching future Opticians. Jim frequently gives lectures to his fellow Opticians.
Sue is the daughter of Jim Rump and grew up around the Opticianry business. She is a highly trained Optician and has an associates degree in business. Sue is very active in the community, she is the Vice president of Berea High School Booster Club. Sue is also the cheerleading coach at the high school. She resides in Berea with her husband, two sons, and daughter.