About Our Doctors & Staff
Learn more about our optometry practice here. Maple Valley Vision Clinic is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses from simple to complex. Our staff is happy to help however we can.
Dr. Scott Bennion
Dr. Scott Bennion has been practicing optometry and living in Maple Valley since 1976. He and his wife Debra have a blended family of 7 children and 17 grandchildren. They have all been in Tahoma schools and all live close to the area. Dr. Bennion is active in the community and in his church (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).
He participates in many sports and outdoor activities, including golf, tennis, handball, hiking, camping, biking, fishing, and many others. He loves helping people improve their quality of life through improved vision and vision skills
Dr. Ryan Bennion
Dr. Ryan Bennion was born and raised in Maple Valley. He graduated from Tahoma High School in 1996. Following high school he spent two years in Ecuador, South America serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Following that mission, Ryan finished his undergraduate work at the University of Washington with a BA in Psychology and completed his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry in May of 2006.
Dr. Bennion and his wife Jessica have four children; Paige, Brynn, Cody, and Chase who are the loves of his life. When he is not spending time with his family Ryan enjoys all types of athletics and outdoor activities, specifically golf, fishing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our optometric assistants can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.
Learn more about our team here!
Billing Specialist, Optical Assistant
Janell is our billing guru. She has been in the medical billing industry for the last 17 years and will handle all your billing questions. She has lived in Maple Valley with her husband and two children for the last 18 years. She enjoys working out regularly, and spending time with her family doing outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and camping.
Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist & Office Manager
Jennifer is a Board Certified, Washington State licensed, Hearing Instrument Specialist with a degree from Spokane Falls College. She takes care of all our hearing aid patients. Jennifer is also our acting office manager. Jennifer and her husband have four wonderful children, a great son-in-law, and a perfect granddaughter! Their many activities keep Jennifer very busy and we are fortunate to have her available to work part time with us.
Wendy is a native of Maple Valley. She graduated from Tahoma in 1992. After attending the University of Washington she worked at Boeing, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and most recently at Franciscan Health System training clinical staff on the use of electronic medical record systems. She is married with 2 children. Wendy’s favorite things to do are volunteer at her children’s school, spend time with her family, play volleyball and be outdoors.
Optometric Assistant/Lab Technician
Jake is a senior at Tahoma High School participating in Running Start at Green River College. He enjoys rock climbing, shooting, singing, and all things patriotic. He is planning on pursuing a career as a firefighter.
Paige is a senior in high school, currently in the Running Start program at Green River College. She is active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and enjoys Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, books, languages, and travel.
Michelle grew up in a small farming town in Idaho. After graduating from high school she attended Ricks’s Collage and then The University of Utah. She moved to Maple Valley, in 1996, after getting married, and started a family. She has 6 children ranging from ages 21 to 11, five girls and one boy. Her life revolves around them. She loves supporting their activities which includes Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Wrestling, Singing and Dance. She also likes to volunteer at her children’s schools, spend time with her family, watch football, and go snowmobiling.