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.

 

Jenni Flamand, BC-HIS, RHAP
Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences
Registered Hearing Aid Practitioner

A native Calgarian, Jenni decided to change careers after raising two sons and seeing them through high school. Jenni graduated from the Hearing Aid Practitioner program at Grant MacEwan University in 2013. 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).

Jenni has a strong desire to help people and has seen how hearing loss can erode personal relationships and disconnect people from what they love to do. With the advancements in hearing aid technology she is eager to help people rebuild those connections and assist current users in maintaining their quality of life; “Nothing more gratifying than helping someone to hear again”.

When Jenni isn’t working she enjoys spending her time travelling with her husband and relaxing with friends and family.

 

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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