Our Staff



Samantha Denton, CPO

Samantha Denton (Sam) is our Practice Administrator. She began her eyecare career by joining Leadership Square Eyecare in 2007. Samantha became a Certified Paraoptometric (CPO) in 2008 and is a member of the American Optometric Association. She initially served as a technician and contact lens assistant then learned every other aspect of patient care! Samantha now keeps the office running smoothly. We like to say there is nothing she can’t do!

Sam lives in Oklahoma City with her husband and 5 children, two of which are fur babies! She assists in her husband’s photography business, is a major “sports mom,” and loves to spend time outdoors with her family.



Angie Mercer

Angie Mercer is our Patient Care and Insurance Coordinator. She received her Associates Degree in English from Rose State College and is currently working toward her master’s degree at OU. Angie joined Leadership Square Eyecare in 2015, bringing over 20 years of medical and customer service experience with her. She is an excellent resource for questions about insurance eligibility and vision care benefits.

Angie is a Certified Paraoptometric (CPO), member of the American Optometric Association, a member of the Oklahoma Paraoptometric board, and CPR certified. She loves to learn and is enhancing her eyecare knowledge as our assistant optician. When not in the office, Angie is an AVID Sooner fan and enjoys spending time with her husband, Kevin, and three daughters: Kayleigh, Mystee, and Julia.



Sahara Obaid

Sahara Obaid is known in our office as the “spectacle whisperer”! She joined Leadership Square Eyecare in October, 2015 as our Optician and Frame Stylist bringing over 7 years of optical experience with her. Sahara specializes in finding the frame that works perfectly to complement the structure of your face and has extensive knowledge of the latest technology in lens options to enhance your lifestyle and visual comfort. She is a Certified Paraoptometric and a member of the American Optometric Association. Sahara is a true professional and excels in eyewear adjustment and repair.

When not in the office, Sahara enjoys going to concerts and spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Chloe.



Traci Sowers

Traci Sowers joined Leadership Square Eyecare in 2014 as our Patient Insurance Advocate. Traci has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Education along with 7 teaching certifications, has attended classes on insurance coding and filing, and is a member of the American Optometric Association. Her 30 years of experience as an Oklahoma Public School Teacher and Administrator make Traci the perfect person to research insurance questions, negotiate the nuances of proper claim filing, and ensure that insurance companies understand our patient’s concerns and pay their claims. She loves to interact with patients and find a solution to their problems.

Traci and her husband, Steve, have two sons and two grandsons. Her grandsons think Traci is a marvel. She can find the most wonderful, fun books for them to read but also knows where to find the best french fries in OKC!

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