Our Staff

Jeff Hoagland, HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Jeff has been our Quality Assurance Manager since 1999. He is from the Lexington Area and a graduate of Lafayette High School Class of 1990. Jeff valiantly served in the US Air Force. He began working in the hearing aid field by repairing and building hearing aids. Four years later he received his License as a Hearing Instrument Specialist and has been servicing the community ever since. Jeff is determined to reach as many patients as possible and provide them with the best care and technology available. He often travels to many of the local nursing homes and assisted living facilities to provide services to those who cannot travel.

Mike Hoagland

Audioprosthologist

Mike joined the Audibel Family in August 1991. He is an Audioprosthologist with 20 years of experience fitting hearing instruments. He attended the University of Kentucky and proudly served in the US Navy in which he is a Desert Shield/Desert Storm Veteran. Mike was appointed as a Kentucky Colonel by the governor of the Commonwealth. Being appointed a Kentucky Colonel has become synonymous with strength of character, leadership and dedication to the welfare of others. Mike is also a member of the Hearing Aid Association of Kentucky and is currently serving his second term as Vice Chairman on Kentucky’s Licensing Board for Hearing Instruments. He served as Chairman during his first term.

Ed Hill, ACA

Audioprosthologist

Ed has been a part of the Audibel family since February 1975. He attended school at Laffette Vocational Techical School as well as the University of Kentucky. He is licensed by the Kentucky Board for Specialists in Hearing Instruments and has a certificate of completion in audioprosthology. Ed was also commissioned a Kentucky Colonel and is a member of The Grand Masonic Lodge of Kentucky. He has more than 36 years of experience and is dedicated to the well being of all patients.

John Logan, BC-HIS

Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

John Logan. board certified as a Hearing Instrument Specialist, has been presented with the “International Center for Hearing Excellence Award” for demonstrating superior customer satisfaction with hearing aids and the services that Audibel Hearing Aid Centers of Morehead and Richmond offices provides for patients John is a member of the International Hearing Society and has served as a board member for the Hearing Aid Association of Kentucky (HAAK). He has a certificate of completion from the International Institute for Hearing Instrument studies in Audioprosthology and has over 15 years of experience in the hearing industry.

Lane Hait, BC-HIS

Owner, Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

Lane Hait, owner and specialist, began in the hearing aid business in Lexington, KY with his father, Howard H. Hait, in 1967. In 1972 he was instrumental during the process and creation of state legislation and regulations of hearing aid licensure and became one of the first 50 in the state of Kentucky to receive a license as a Hearing Instrument Specialist. During this same year the Commonwealth of Kentucky granted him a license as a Hearing Aid Dealer in the state of Kentucky. In 1983 he became “Board Certified” as a Hearing Instrument Specialist by the NBC-HIS. Lane is also a proud member of the Hearing Aid Association of Kentucky in which he has been a standing member and proudly served as their President for one term and as a board member for 10 years. Lane also served as on the board for the Kentucky Licensing Board for Specialists in Hearing Instruments for 12 year. He is currently enrolled in the American Conference of Audioprosthology Program administered by the National Institute of Hearing Instrument Specialists.

Patient Reviews

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4.7 out of 5 Stars based on 153 Reviews on Google.

Read what some of our patients have to say about our staff and our office!

Jeff was very helpful and informative.

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Jerome Horn, on Google

Brenda was very helpful, patient, and knowledgeable about insurance and testing. I appreciate her clarity with me.

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Melissa Forbes, on Google

I was referred to Audibel per a brochure i received from the phone Co Pioneers. Had a very pleasant experience. Glenna front desk receptionist very nice to talk to explained things well even when she first contacted me by phone. Dr. Jackie that did the evaluation hearing/ bone test is...

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Teresa Douthitt, on Google

I have always had a great experience with Audibel but Brenda in the Frankfort office takes it to another level. Her knowledge, friendliness and personality are amazing and she goes out of her way to accommodate you. 👍🏻

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shawn stacy, on Google

Had already used Audible so didn’t have hearing test,talked to specialist and picked up some good pointers to help me with my existing hearing aids

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ray campbell, on Google

Great company, great products, and great staff! Highly recommend to anyone that needs help with their hearing!

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David Prahl, on Google

This is a fantasic provider with a wonderful staff!! I cannot say enough kind words about how nice, caring, and attentive the staff are. Any issues or concerns I have are treated with a sense of urgency, respect, and compassion. I love this group and honestly started coming here as...

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Frank Smith, on Google

I don't think I've ever did business with a company that cared about their customers more than Audibel. From helping me through the process of matching me with the product best for my hearing loss condition, to the follow up to make sure I was completely satisfied to the ongoing...

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TIM York, on Google

I appreciate an organization that learns about my needs and wants. The total care approach works for me and confirms my decision on Audibel.

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Hank Tenfelde, on Google

Thank you, Mike Hoagland and Staff, for your continued great service at Audibel. I've been a Client for many years and have always received the best of service. Thank you for your professionalism, courtesy and kindness. God bless each of you!

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