Dr. Rieger received her bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Optometry. In 2014,she became Board Certified with the American Board of Optometry. She belongs to the following associations: American Optometric Association (Member), Illinois Optometric Association (Member), Bloomington Region Optometric Society (Past President, Member), College of Optometrist on Vision Development (Member), Optometric Extension Program (Clinical Associate), and the Ocular Nutrition Society (Member).
Dr. Rieger completed clinical externships at the Omni Eye Center in Atlanta, GA and with the United States Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii. In 2002, she joined Dr. Craig Witte in private practice. She benefited from his mentorship and expertise in children’s vision and learning-related vision problems and later became the owner of the practice. Dr. Rieger is in the Normal office most days but also practices part-time at Fairbury Vision Center. She is passionate about children's vision development and excited to offer specialized children’s eye care and vision therapy in addition to full scope optometric care.
Dr. Rieger still lives on the family farm with her husband and three children where they raise Angus cattle and engage in grain farming. She is a Rotarian, serves on the Fairbury Chamber of Commerce Board, and also serves as Vice President of the Livingston County Boys and Girls Club.