Meet the HHCC Professionals

Your Hearing Is Our Concern

Doctors of Audiology

Dr Whitney Swander - Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Whitney Swander

AU.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, Owner

Dr. Whitney Swander attended the University of Northern Colorado.  She earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in 1998. Whitney went on to immediately earn her Master’s degree in Audiology in 2000. Read More…

Ashleigh Eddelbuttel

AU.D., CCC-A, F-AAA

Dr. Ashleigh Eddelbuttel’s interest in Audiology was sparked during College. It was while she was taking sign language classes as Missouri State University. Ashleigh later graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Read More…

Cindy Vigil

M.A., Certified Audiologist

Cindy Vigil is a Board Certified Audiologist on staff at Hearing HealthCare Centers. Cindy owned her own practices for over 10 years before becoming a part of the Hearing HealthCare Centers Team. Read More…

Emily Bell

AU.D., CCC-A

Emily started her education originally with a focus as a Speech Pathology major. However, after learning about the ear in an anatomy and physiology class she realized she was in the wrong major. Read More…

 

“I can participate more in conversations with people and hear things I previously missed. Hearing HealthCare Centers is the place to go for expert hearing analysis and care. The employees treat you as family.”

- Bud

Jill True

BC-HIS (Hearing Instrument Specialist)

Jill joined the Hearing HealthCare Centers staff in 2012, and brought with her a long history of experience in the healthcare field, from being a medical assistant to doing medical transcription. Read More…

Patient Care Coordinators

Bre Bullock - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Bre Bullock

Patient Care Coordinator

Bre Bullock joined  The Hearing Healthcare Centers team in 2015.  Bre started off as the Patient Care Coordinator in the Longmont office.  She is now the friendly face you’ll see when you visit our Boulder Hearing HealthCare Centers location.

Bree recently moved to Colorado from Kansas.  Like many who move to our beautiful state, she never gets tired of looking at the mountains! Bre graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Apparel and Textile Marketing.  She also received  a minor in Business.

In her spare time, Bree enjoys snow skiing, sewing, traveling, attending concerts, & hanging out with her family and friends.

 

Carla Kia - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Carla Kia

Patient Care Coordinator

Carla Kia is the Billing/Contract Manager for all of the Hearing HealthCare Centers offices.  Carla is responsible for all insurance contracts, inquiries, and billings.  Carla makes the Longmont office her home.

Carla is originally from the Midwest.  She received her B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.  Her background is in Information Technology and Networking. Carla worked at IBM for 15 years before starting her career in the field of billing/coding.

Carla and her husband, John, have been married for 25 years.  They have three beautiful daughters.  In her spare time Carla enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, gardening and watching her daughters’ basketball games.

 

Jen Soucek - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Jen Soucek

Patient Care Coordinator

Jen Soucek has been the smiling face in our Loveland office since 2012.  As a Patient Care Coordinator, Jen enjoys interacting with and helping patients with scheduling, paperwork and servicing hearing aids.  Jen loves what she does, but the best part about it is working with patients. Seeing patients walk out of the office with a smile because they are excited to be able to hear their loved ones and friends.  She gets to see them leave better than when they first arrived.

Jennifer grew up in a small town in Southwestern Michigan where she met her husband, Joe. They moved to Louisiana for a number of years where she worked as a legal secretary and also as a transcriptionist for a court reporter.

Since moving to the beautiful state of Colorado, 23 years ago, they have raised two wonderful children, Shelby and Brad. Jennifer enjoys spending her spare time camping, hiking, running, and skiing with their family. When time allows, she also looks forward to the occasional work trips she gets to take with Joe, who is a pilot.

“I am amazed at how well I can hear! I no longer have to ask people, “What did you say?“”

 

– Nadia

“The staff at Hearing HealthCare Centers are always helpful with my hearing problem.”

 

– Jim

“I would definitely recommend you to others – your staff is very efficient and friendly and helpful!”

 

– Betty

Thom Wright - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Thom Wright

Patient Care Coordinator

Thom Wright joined the Hearing HealthCare staff as a Patient Care Coordinator in June of 2016.  Before joining the Hearing HealthCare team,  Thom worked for 40 years as an Emergency Services Dispatcher.  The last 18 years of that at the Fort Collins 9-1-1 Center as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher.

Having retired in 2015, Thom wanted to find activities that would fulfill a need to give back to the community, so when a position became available at Hearing HealthCare Centers, Thom jumped at the chance!

Thom retired in 2015 but after such a long career in public service, he found himself wanting to give back to the community.   When a position became available at Hearing HealthCare Centers, Thom jumped at the chance!  It was a perfect fit!

When not working, Thom enjoys trips to the mountains with his trailer and fur friend Jordan, a 12-year-old Weimaraner. Jordan is the 4th rescue dog that has joined Thom’s family, having had a previous Weimaraner as well as a pair of Miniature Pinschers. Thom also enjoys working in his yard, long walks, and quiet times listening to music.

 

Kathi Kittridge - Patient Care Coordinator at Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Kathi Kittridge

Patient Care Coordinator

Kathi is the first smiling face you will see as you enter our Colorado Springs office of Hearing HealthCare Centers. After originally starting out as one of Dr. Durbin’s patients in 2013, Kathi became the Patient Care Coordinator for the office in 2014.  She not only helps with phone calls, scheduling appointments and other tasks around the office but she is also able to help with some problems that may arise related to hearing aids as she wears two herself!

Kathi is originally from Maine and moved to Colorado in 1992 with her husband and three children to be closer to family.  She spent 30 years working in manufacturing before changing careers in 2001 and becoming a receptionist for a local physician’s office. Kathi has always enjoyed helping others and knew this would be a perfect fit for her. She has been in the medical field ever since!

In her spare time, you can find Kathi spending time with her grandchildren, playing with and walking her two dogs, or designing and remodeling rooms in her home.

 

Therese Montecalvo - Patient Care Coordinator at Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Therese Montecalvo

Patient Care Coordinator

Therese Montecalvo joined the Hearing Healthcare Centers staff as a Patient Care Coordinator in 2015 from Ohio where she worked as a human resource and payroll specialist. She graduated from Ohio University with a B.S in Communication Studies and a minor in Marketing/Management.

In her spare time, Therese enjoys hiking 14ers, trail running, and spending time with her friends and family. She loves all that Colorado has to offer and its many outdoor activities.

 

Patient Care Coordinators

Bre Bullock - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Bre Bullock

Patient Care Coordinator

Bre Bullock joined  The Hearing Healthcare Centers team in 2015.  Bre started off as the Patient Care Coordinator in the Longmont office.  She is now the friendly face you’ll see when you visit our Boulder Hearing HealthCare Centers location.

Bree recently moved to Colorado from Kansas.  Like many who move to our beautiful state, she never gets tired of looking at the mountains! Bre graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Apparel and Textile Marketing.  She also received  a minor in Business.

In her spare time, Bree enjoys snow skiing, sewing, traveling, attending concerts, & hanging out with her family and friends.

 

Carla Kia - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Carla Kia

Patient Care Coordinator

Carla Kia is the Billing/Contract Manager for all of the Hearing HealthCare Centers offices.  Carla is responsible for all insurance contracts, inquiries, and billings.  Carla makes the Longmont office her home.

Carla is originally from the Midwest.  She received her B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University.  Her background is in Information Technology and Networking. Carla worked at IBM for 15 years before starting her career in the field of billing/coding.

Carla and her husband, John, have been married for 25 years.  They have three beautiful daughters.  In her spare time Carla enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, gardening and watching her daughters’ basketball games.

 

My life has been improved by being returned to the world of hearing. I would recommend you to friend or family. Personal care and time spent with me by pleasant staff.”

 

– Huntley

Jen Soucek - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Jen Soucek

Patient Care Coordinator

Jen Soucek has been the smiling face in our Loveland office since 2012.  As a Patient Care Coordinator, Jen enjoys interacting with and helping patients with scheduling, paperwork and servicing hearing aids.  Jen loves what she does, but the best part about it is working with patients. Seeing patients walk out of the office with a smile because they are excited to be able to hear their loved ones and friends.  She gets to see them leave better than when they first arrived.

Jennifer grew up in a small town in Southwestern Michigan where she met her husband, Joe. They moved to Louisiana for a number of years where she worked as a legal secretary and also as a transcriptionist for a court reporter.

Since moving to the beautiful state of Colorado, 23 years ago, they have raised two wonderful children, Shelby and Brad. Jennifer enjoys spending her spare time camping, hiking, running, and skiing with their family. When time allows, she also looks forward to the occasional work trips she gets to take with Joe, who is a pilot.

Thom Wright - Patient Care Coordinator Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Thom Wright

Patient Care Coordinator

Thom Wright joined the Hearing HealthCare staff as a Patient Care Coordinator in June of 2016.  Before joining the Hearing HealthCare team,  Thom worked for 40 years as an Emergency Services Dispatcher.  The last 18 years of that at the Fort Collins 9-1-1 Center as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher.

Having retired in 2015, Thom wanted to find activities that would fulfill a need to give back to the community, so when a position became available at Hearing HealthCare Centers, Thom jumped at the chance!

Thom retired in 2015 but after such a long career in public service, he found himself wanting to give back to the community.   When a position became available at Hearing HealthCare Centers, Thom jumped at the chance!  It was a perfect fit!

When not working, Thom enjoys trips to the mountains with his trailer and fur friend Jordan, a 12-year-old Weimaraner. Jordan is the 4th rescue dog that has joined Thom’s family, having had a previous Weimaraner as well as a pair of Miniature Pinschers. Thom also enjoys working in his yard, long walks, and quiet times listening to music.

 

“Thanks for the good hearing care for my late husband and me. It’s been a great association with improved hearing. Thanks for encouraging me to get out of my comfort level with a new aid and it’s been great.”

 

 

– Martha

“Can tell what’s going on around me. Yes, I would recommend your hearing aids. I appreciate the periodic meetings that check my units and clean them if needed. I am now looking for the next step that will improve my hearing ability.”

 

– Calvin

Therese Montecalvo - Patient Care Coordinator at Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Therese Montecalvo

Patient Care Coordinator

Therese Montecalvo joined the Hearing Healthcare Centers staff as a Patient Care Coordinator in 2015 from Ohio where she worked as a human resource and payroll specialist. She graduated from Ohio University with a B.S in Communication Studies and a minor in Marketing/Management.

In her spare time, Therese enjoys hiking 14ers, trail running, and spending time with her friends and family. She loves all that Colorado has to offer and its many outdoor activities.

 

Kathi Kittridge - Patient Care Coordinator at Hearing HealthCare Centers Colorado

Kathi Kittridge

Patient Care Coordinator

Kathi is the first smiling face you will see as you enter our Colorado Springs office of Hearing HealthCare Centers. After originally starting out as one of Dr. Durbin’s patients in 2013, Kathi became the Patient Care Coordinator for the office in 2014.  She not only helps with phone calls, scheduling appointments and other tasks around the office but she is also able to help with some problems that may arise related to hearing aids as she wears two herself!

Kathi is originally from Maine and moved to Colorado in 1992 with her husband and three children to be closer to family.  She spent 30 years working in manufacturing before changing careers in 2001 and becoming a receptionist for a local physician’s office. Kathi has always enjoyed helping others and knew this would be a perfect fit for her. She has been in the medical field ever since!

In her spare time, you can find Kathi spending time with her grandchildren, playing with and walking her two dogs, or designing and remodeling rooms in her home.

 

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