Meet Us!

Meet Us!

Kathleen Quast, BC-HIS, RHAP

Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences

Registered Hearing Aid Practitioner, Owner

Kathy graduated with Distinction from the Hearing Aid Practitioner Program at Grant MacEwan University in 2009. She is a registered member of the College of Hearing Aid Practitioners of Alberta (CHAPA), the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS) , the International Hearing Society (IHS) and a member of the Canadian Hearing Instrument Practitioners Society (CHIPS).

With over 15 years of prior experience in health care, Kathy has developed a wealth of client care experience. This time was spent in both a hospital and general family practice and led her to embark on a more specialized expertise in hearing health.

"Hearing connects us to the world" and Kathy loves her profession! She is devoted to providing optimal hearing for her clients. She values helping establishing a relationship of trust with each and every individual and their families.

Kathy's free time is spent enjoying with Dash(her dog) and her amazing family and wonderful friends.

Megan Quast, BBA

Operations Manager

Megan is dedicated to providing our clients with positive and personal experiences.  With a Bachelor of Business Administration, Business Analysis Certificate and over 10 years of marketing, operations, and customer service experience, she is always looking for new and innovative ways to better serve our clients.

Megan is also pursuing further education to become a Hearing Aid Practitioner so she may help our clients with all aspects of their hearing health.

"I look forward to getting to know everyone who walks in the door! Whether it's better understanding the journey that brought you to us or learning about your favourite hobbies, every bit helps me deliver an enjoyable and helpful experience."

Jeanette Scholtz

Clinic Administrator / Patient Care Coordinator

Jeanette moved to Calgary from Ontario in 2013 and has made a wonderful addition to Academy Hearing Centres. Jeanette brings invaluable experience working previously in a private doctor’s clinic which provided the same warm, caring attitude she brings to her position as front office manager.

“It makes me feel good to know that I can contribute to make a difference in the quality of people’s lives. I am passionate about helping and caring for people. Academy Hearing Centres is a fun place to work at. It helps to be part of a great team.”

 
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