Our Team

Dr. Mayra Tovias



Dr. Mayra Tovias

Dr. Tovias grew up in the small town of Wharton, Texas, located southwest of Houston. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas in San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Tovias completed externship training at the Good Neighbor Clinic, which serves the underprivileged populations of inner Houston. While there, she had the privilege to work with specialty contact lens fits and alongside several retinal specialists affiliated with Retina Consultants of Houston.

Susana Gonzales


Susana Gonzalez was born in El Salvador and raised in Houston Texas. She is one our newest opticians at Texas State Optical of Santa Fe, but she has been with the TSO Family since 2016. 

Joana Matinez


Joana started with Texas State Optical of Santa Fe in June 2022 as an ophthalmic technician and is now part of our front desk taking on the role as receptionist. This is Joana’s first professional job out of high school. She has enjoyed the opportunity to learn new skills and grow within the company.

Jessenia Carranza

Clinical Manager

Jessenia was born in Galveston, Texas to parents of Salvadoran descent. She has been with Texas State Optical of Santa Fe since 2017. She began as an ophthalmic technician and is now in her primary role as an ophthalmic laboratory technician and optician.

Alejandra Garcia

Optometric Technician

Alejandra is the newest addition to the Texas State Optical of Santa Fe team. Her favorite thing about working for Texas State Optical are being able to work with a team that is hard working and that make her feel like she’s with family.

Georgia Garza

Optical Manager

Georgia joined the Texas State Optical family in 2005. She is a seasoned optician who has worked for 18-plus years in the optical world and several TSO locations. She is knowledgeable in multiple positions within the office. She wears many hats from an optician, front desk, and business office, to dispensing and repairing glasses. She is willing to help wherever she is needed. Part of her tasks include ordering inventory and selection frames for our office which she enjoys dearly as she loves style and fashion.

Breanne Grigg


Breanne has been with Texas State Optical of Santa Fe since August 2019. She started as an ophthalmic technician with no prior experience in the field and has trained in multiple roles to assist with patient care; the latest being optician.