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Meet Our Team

Our eyecare team is led by Richard Rizkalla, RDO, NCLC, president of Banville Optical Inc. He is a licensed optician and has been in the optical industry for over 22 years. Together with his wife, Maria, and their loyal staff, Rich has made Banville Optical the leading optical retailer in the area. To learn more about Rich, Maria and the entire Banville Optical team, please see below:

Richard Rizkalla, RDO, NCLE

Rich strives to achieve two main goals as a business owner. “Our customers are our number-one priority. We take pride in working to achieve enthusiastically satisfied customers 100% of the time. Second, we strive to make our associates an integral part of our business. We value them immensely and consider them key to our success. Working daily to achieve these two goals, we are convinced that Banville Optical will continue to thrive for many years to come.”

Maria Rizkalla

Maria has been in the optical industry since 1984. Having worked in many management positions throughout her career, she founded a very successful sunglasses boutique in New Hampshire. Maria takes tremendous pride in a job well done and has gained enormous respect from her colleagues. She has an incredible gift for generating a “following” that is essential in any successful retail business.

Robert Dube, ABOC, NCLC, FNAO

Bob has worked in the optical field since 1970. He attended Newbury Junior College and completed his optical apprenticeship training prior to joining Banville Optical. Bob’s extensive experience and dedication to customer service have kept Banville Optical’s customers coming back for years. Bob is a licensed contact lens technician, licensed dispensing technician and low-vision aids technician. He also manages all aspects of lens surfacing and finishing and optical dispensing. Bob is a key member of the Banville Optical staff and has developed a committed customer base over the years. He is considered a perfectionist in his craft and has achieved master optician status.

Vicki Odgers, ABOC, NCLC

Vicki has been an integral part of Banville Optical for many years. She started out at Banville Optical doing minor repairs and assembling glasses, then completed her optician’s apprenticeship and became a licensed optician. Vicki handles all ordering, repairs, assemblies and whatever else she encounters! Her wisdom and experience allow her to oversee all customer relations and provide support to customers whenever needed. Vicki treats her customers as friends and does whatever is necessary to see that they leave completely satisfied.

Norin Sok, ABOC

Norin joined Banville Optical in 2008 while attending the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology’s opticianry program. He has been a major contributor to the team. Norin does repairs, dispensing and finishing lab work. He has developed exceptional skills through his experience with Banville Optical and is always willing to help our customers and his associates.

For the finest selection of eye glasses and contact lenses, call Banville Optical today at (978) 745-2774. You can schedule an appointment for an examination or you can also fill out our online Request an Appointment form. We welcome all outside prescriptions, so if you have a current prescription for your glasses, we can fill that too!

Banville Optical serves the communities of Boston, Danvers, Lynn, Marblehead, North Shore Boston, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. We provide the following products and services:


Eye Conditions

You’ll find experienced, compassionate care and treatment for a wide variety of common and not-so-common eye conditions at Banville Optical in Salem, MA. If you have been diagnosed with an eye health condition or you suspect you have one that is not listed below, contact us for guidance...

Contact Lenses

Thanks to our reputation, we are often one of the first optical centers to receive the latest eye contact lenses on the market! We also offer the best in contact lens technology to provide you with optimal vision, comfort and health.

We have contacts that target specific eye problems like dry eye...