Allison Pelton is the Director of Audiology and has been on staff with our office since 2001. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and continued on to Western Michigan University for her Master’s degree in Audiology.

Allison loves working with the hearing impaired and enjoys being able to help each person achieve the best hearing possible. She finds new technology fun and interesting. She loves being able teach patients how easy it is to use their hearing aids with phones, TV’s, and more.

Although hearing losses may be similar in degree, the way that the hearing loss can effect each individual person and their family members is unique. She will figure out the best techniques for you to succeed with your hearing aids!!

Outside of work, Allison enjoys spending time with her husband Bob, and her 3 school aged boys, Walker, Bishop and Reid. If there is any time left over from her family or work, she loves to pick up a good book and read, or drink a glass of wine.


Janet Morency joined our staff in the summer of 2017 as a Clinical Audiologist and brings 40 years of experience with her.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and Master’s degree in Audiology from Wayne State University.

Janet knew at age 14 that she was destined to be an audiologist and still loves audiology and working with patients as much as she did back then.  She began her career in Michigan and then spent 20+ years in various European countries focusing on hearing aid research/development and international training of audiologists and acousticians. She returned to Michigan to be closer to her ageing parents.

Outside of work Janet enjoys her hobbies of music and languages and spending time with her two puppy “babies”:  Finley, a Coton De Tulear and Rosie, a Yorkie Dachshund mix.


James Thornburg joined our Hearing Resources Audiology staff in July 2017.  He received his Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

James enjoys working with patients of all ages while forming long term relationships.  He finds satisfying the hearing needs of patients to be extremely rewarding, and enjoys learning about new research and technology to pass on to patients to help make them as successful as possible.

Outside of work you can find James enjoying the great outdoors, exploring new restaurants, playing with his dog Oliver and of course watching sports (GO GREEN!)


Patient Care Coordinator


Jill  has been a part of the ENT Center since 1998. She began working in Hearing Resources in the fall of 2009 with one of her first experiences being the “battery sale”. That was quite the start to her new adventure. Jill enjoys working in Hearing Resources for many reasons.  She loves to learn about new hearing aids and how they can work with new technology.  She particularly enjoys providing maintenance and in office repair of old and new hearing aids.

Jill is happily married to Shawn and they have 3 wonderful children ages 24, 12 and 10. She has recently started piano lessons with her youngest, she enjoys knitting (although she says most of her projects are half finished) and enjoys going to local restaurants and winery’s.