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Shopko Optical Expands Team in Norfolk

June 18, 2020

Dr. Melinda Kennel to serve Norfolk community

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Shopko Optical, a leader in providing trusted eye care services to communities for over 40 years, is happy to have Dr. Melinda Kennel, O.D., join its team of optometrists. She is available to serve patients living in or near the Norfolk area and has specialties in contact lens fitting, primary care, pediatric vision, and vision therapy.

“Dr. Kennel has a lifelong passion for eye care, and we are thrilled to have her join our exceptional staff of optometrists,” said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko Optical CEO. “She is excited to provide optimal vision care for her patients and their families.”

Born and raised in Merna, Nebraska, Dr. Kennel graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. In her free time, she volunteers as a 4-H leader and Catholic youth teacher and serves in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, American Legion and Lions Club.

Those looking to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kennel can visit shopko.com.


About Shopko Optical
Shopko Optical, 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 further growth 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 has offices in New York and London.

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


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