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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Parkland Eye & Vision the leading provider of vision care products and services in Tacoma.


Paul A. Williams, OD, FAAO  

Optometric Physician

Member of the American Optometric Association

Member of Vision Source

Diplomate, American Board of Optometry

Dr. Williams specializes in family eye health and vision care.A native of Washington, he returned to practice in Parkland in 1998 from Oklahoma, where he served as Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs at Northeastern State University College of Optometry. A graduate of Illinois State University and Pacific University College of Optometry, Dr. Williams served in the United States Air Force as Chief of Optometry at the USAF Hospital Kirtland for the New Mexico Regional Federal Medical Center. Following his service to the Air Force, Dr. Williams served as Clinic Director and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Ophthalmology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams is a well-known lecturer in the areas of medical administration, glaucoma, diabetes, medical lasers, and health care education. Dr. Williams has held appointments and positions with numerous national health care entities and is the recipient of several awards including USAF Optometrist of the Year. Dr. Williams enjoys traveling with his wife Diane and sharing in the lives of his three children and stepdaughter.

Kathryn Dailey, OD

Optometric Physician

Dr. Dailey specializes in primary eye health and vision care as well as ocular disease. She was born and raised in northern California and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California Los Angeles. After attending Pacific University College of Optometry in Oregon she completed a residency in Primary Care and Geriatric Optometry at the American Lake VA in Tacoma. Dr. Dailey has published many articles in optometric journals, and recently won the Optometric Retina Society’s case report contest. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and spending time with her fiancée Kory and her dog Molly.

WilliamsD7Diane Williams – Business Administrator

Diane has a long association with the profession of Optometry including a ten year career as Executive Director of the Texas Optometric Association.

Marnie – Office Manager   Marnie brings over 15 years of experience in upper level management.  Marnie’s knowledge and expertise ensures that our office is run efficiently assuring the best customer service we can provide.

Cynthia – Certified Optometric Technician   Cynthia brings 15 years of experience in the medical and eye care field offering excellent patient care. Cynthia offers a wide range of knowledge and skills treating each patient as if they were our only one.

Stephanie – Patient Services  Stephanie’s professionalism and knowledge of insurance will provide you with an informative and positive experience when you visit our office.

Linae – Patient Services   Linae partners with Stephanie on our front desk to give you exceptional service during your visit with us.

Allie – Optical Technician   Allie’s experience and expertise in frame and lens design offer you the most high tech and fashion sense eyewear.