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Shopko Optical Center Opening in Escanaba, MI

November 5, 2019

Shopko Optical offers continued eye care in community

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical of Escanaba is opening its new location Nov. 11 at 2502 3rd Ave. N. Shopko Optical CEO Russ Steinhorst said the opening will build trusting relationships between customers and Optometrist Dr. Gary Tackman.

“We are proud to be a part of the Escanaba community, and this new location will allow us to continue our mission of providing residents with the professional eye care they need,” Steinhorst said. “Dr. Gary Tackman and his team will provide a convenient and satisfying experience for all customers.”

Dr. Tackman graduated from the Ferris State University College of Optometry and is Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent (TPA) certified.

Shopko Optical has served communities like Escanaba for over 40 years. Shopko Optical accepts most major vision plans including EyeMed Vision Care and Spectera. To certify coverage, book an appointment with an optometrist or find a Shopko Optical center, visit Shopko.com.


About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, which formerly operated under Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC, is the trade name of Shoptikal LLC, an affiliate of Monarch Alternative Capital LP. For more than 40 years, Shopko Optical has provided excellent patient-centric care and high-quality eyewear through its dedicated team of nearly 700 optometrists (independent doctors of optometry in IA, ID, MT, SD and WA) and opticians. Shopko Optical expects to open 80 locations in 2019 with further growth expected in 2020 and beyond. For more information, visit Shopko.com.

About Monarch Alternative Capital LP
Monarch Alternative Capital LP is a private investment firm with approximately $5 billion in assets under management across various investment vehicles. Monarch was founded in 2002 and focuses primarily on opportunistic investing across distressed debt, special situations equity and real estate. The firm’s headquarters is located in New York, with a subsidiary office in London.

For More Information, Contact:
Chloe Albrecht
Public Relations Manager, Element
Phone: (920) 702-1245
Email: chloe@goelement.com


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