Eyecare Savings Plan

Matt McDonough

Matt McDonough
  • From St. Paul, MN
  • Graduated as Optician in 1972 while simultaneously working as an intern at Soderberg optical laboratory
  • Worked at St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center (now Regions Hospital) and received Refracting Opticians License in 1975
  • Received Master Optician License in 1976
  • Worked for Dr. Falk in downtown St. Paul 1975-1980
  • Opened Grand Spectacle on Sept. 18th 1980
  • St Paul Winter Carnival Volunteer since 1981, including Prime Minister 1993
  • Executive Board member of St Patrick’s Association, including Mr. Pat 1998
  • Minneapolis Aquatennial volunteer including Captain 2007
  • Long time member and past president of GABA (Grand Ave Business Association)
  • 2001 Doc Chop Award recipient, for outstanding community service in the Grand Avenue Business Area

Kyle McDonough

Kyle McDonough
  • From St Paul, MN
  • 6 years active duty US Navy as Nuclear Power plant operator
  • American Board of Opticianry Certified
  • Started at Grand Spectacle in Feb. 2011
  • Committee chairman for St Patrick’s Association
  • St Paul Winter Carnival Volunteer
  • Minneapolis Aquatennial Volunteer

Dr. Mark Wellnitz

Dr. Mark Wellnitz
  • Optometrist at Grand Spectacle since 2011
  • From Jefferson, WI
  • 2005 Graduated UW- Madison with B.S. in Kinesiology
  • 2010 Graduated as Doctor of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry