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.
Cecilia Schmidt has been a part-time audiologist with Hearing Resources for over ten years. Cecilia grew up on the east side of the state, attended Eastern Michigan University and received her Master’s Degree in Audiology from Wayne State University. She worked for two years in Texas and then moved to Comstock Park, MI, with her husband, Miles, and two children.
The family has now grown to nine children and one daughter in law.
Cecelia enjoys working with our medical staff and meeting the great variety of patients who come through our doors with hearing needs. Helping to satisfy those needs is a pleasure.
Patient Care Coordinators
Jill McDermed 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 20, 9 and 6. 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 winerys.
Sue Snyder has been working with both the ENT Center and Hearing Resources side of the practice for fourteen years. Sue works in our Byron Center location and helps with scheduling, record keeping and hearing aid repairs. She enjoys meeting patients and seeing the difference better hearing makes in their lives.
Sue is married to Jim and their son Ryan graduated from college in May. This has given Sue and Jim a chance to take some wonderful vacations in their new 32 foot fifth-wheel.
Marie Sikkema has been handling the front office and billings for Hearing Resources for 13 years. She loves working with the patients and taking care of their hearing aids. No matter how busy her day she greets each and every person with a smile and is ready to help with whatever you need. Hearing Resources could not function without Marie.
Marie is married to Jim and the family includes 4 grown children and one grandchild. Marie enjoys zumba and reading in her spare time.