A graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry, Dr. Okamoto has practiced in the Laurel District for many years. She has taken on leadership positions in many organizations, and is a board member and treasurer of the Laurel Business District. In her professional endeavors, she has been the President of the California Vision Foundation. She has also been the Board President of her church and continues to serve on this board. She has been awarded Optometrist of the Year by the California Optometric Association. When not working or volunteering, she loves bird watching and traveling.