Our Team Of Professionals
Our team of hearing healthcare professionals are dedicated to providing professional guidance for each client, helping them transition to hearing and communicating more easily, even in the most challenging situations. We believe that ultimate success depends not just in providing quality products, but in providing the best guidance and device-programming so that each person we work with is able to use their hearing optimally—this is our team’s pledge to you.
C. Ashley Barnett, BC-HIS
Hearing Aid Dispenser
Ashley earned his Master of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at nearby University of the Pacific. He is dual licensed in California as both a Speech-Language Pathologist and Hearing Aid Dispenser. After earning his degree, Ashley worked in the California public school system as a Speech-Language Pathologist serving students with mild to profound disabilities. He has continued his career working at the Stockton Hearing & Speech Center serving both children and adults. Ashley is a member in good standing with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the professional association for speech-language pathology and audiology. In his free time Ashley enjoys spending time with his two young children, painting, and playing Frisbee golf.
Ryan Holden, HIS
Hearing Aid Dispenser
Ryan grew up in the hearing aid industry, His family owned and operated a hearing aid store for nearly 50 years. He has serviced clients since 2008 and enjoys seeing the changes better hearing can bring to his client’s lives. He is excited to continue his family’s legacy and to help people reconnect with their friends and family with better hearing.
Client Care Specialist
Marcella is a Client Care Specialist at the Stockton Hearing & Speech Center. She started her career in healthcare in 2004 and has worked in many industry areas including: Health Insurance, Medical Management, Billing, and Medical Records. Because of her experience she has developed a strong skill set and a passion for educating clients on their healthcare benefits. According to her employers she is “awesome at finding ways to meet clients’ needs.” Through the years she has truly come to understand the real meaning of Customer Service and always does her best to assure that your visit is friendly and professional. Family is a high priority for Marcella and in her free time she enjoys cooking and trying new recipes. She also likes to hike and work out.
Lizzie Perkins, HIS - Trainee
Tony Perkins, MBA, BA, HIS - Trainee
Having been born in Upstate New York with a severe hearing deficit in both ears, Tony struggled during his youth and young adulthood to hear the world around him. Throughout his time earning a Bachelors at Houghton College and a MBA at the University of Redlands he would often read lips and sit in the first row to catch what was being said. It wasn’t until after being married he was fitted with hearing aids and treated for his significant hearing deficiency. Tony’s firsthand knowledge makes him the ideal treatment specialist, because of this experience he is keenly aware of what hearing loss does to a persons’ quality of life. It has become his mission to assist members within our community through the Stockton Hearing & Speech Center, to help people live life fully- so they never miss a moment. Prior to being a business owner, Tony was a regional manager in the medical device & pharmaceutical industries. He is skilled in Business Planning/Operations, Management, Medical Devices, Marketing, and Medical Sales. Tony enjoys spending time with beautiful wife & three awesome kids, volunteering within the community, the New York Yankees and traveling.