The Crew

SUSAN BROWNELL

THE BOSS. THE ORIGINAL STYLE GURU.

Susan Brownell, proprietor of The Bent Lens is a 35 year veteran Nationally Certified Optician. She possess a passionate approach to fitting you with the perfect eyewear and sunwear. She carries with her a true understanding of hard work balanced with the importance of product knowledge and customer service. The mix of fashion, math, art and science in the optical world is challenging and fascinating to her. She’s humble, honest and knowledgeable. Her own style is distinct and working with her toward the perfect eyewear for your lifestyle is effortless.

AMANDA REITANO

OUR 'CHARISMATIC' STYLE-ISTA

Amanda has worked at The Bent Lens for about 11 years. She carries with her a fire for opticianry that seems to have been burning longer than her employment. A generational Gallatin valley native, she’s sweet with an urbane manner about her.

She exhibits a persona of confidence and poise with a bit of controlled recklessness. Her expression of style and charisma is characteristic of a veteran optician and choosing eyewear with her is professional, informative and just plain fun!

 

CELESTE BAUER 

OUR 'FUN-LOVING' STYLE-ISTA

Celeste has also worked for The Bent Lens periodically for the past 11 years.. She brings years of optical experience and is a Certified Optician. She hails from New York and arrived in Bozeman via Dillon Montana. She possesses a unique sense of style with a unique approach. She welcomes the opportunity to test your boundaries in regards to how you perceive yourself and your eyewear. Celeste has a demeanor that is quiet but confident and her fashion sense carries over to her eye for the shape, colors and image of eyewear thats perfect for you! You can always count on her honest assessment of the relationship between you and your eyewear- both aesthetically and functionality.