Staff

Dr. Julie Perreault, AuD : Audiologist

Dr. Julie Perreault, AuD

Audiologist

Dr. Perreault earned her Master’s degree in Audiology from the University of Minnesota and her Doctoral degree in Audiology from the University of Florida. She has over 30 years of experience in testing and fitting amplification and enjoys working with patients of all ages.

Dr. Perreault is a past president of the Minnesota Academy of Audiology and the 2004 recipient of the Minnesota Academy of Audiology award for her contributions to the profession of Audiology.

Dr. Jennifer Tryon, Au.D., CCC-A : Audiologist

Dr. Jennifer Tryon, Au.D., CCC-A

Audiologist

Dr. Tryon prioritizes patient-centered care by helping people based on their individual hearing needs. During her graduate schooling, Dr. Tryon worked as an audiology assistant and completed clinical practicum placements at a variety of clinics and settings, which has allowed her to stay current on evidence-based best practices in diagnostics and amplification.

In 2017, she earned her Bachelors of Science from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She then completed her Masters of Liberal Arts in 2020 and her Doctorate in Audiology in 2021 at the University of Minnesota, and is certified by the American Speech, Language, Hearing Association.

Dr. Tryon is from Rush City and is excited to serve the community she grew up in. She provides hearing healthcare needs to patients of all ages and loves to see the positive impact that better hearing can bring to individuals and their families.

Kay Lynn Naggatz, MS, CCC-A : Audiologist

Kay Lynn Naggatz, MS, CCC-A

Audiologist

Kay Lynn Naggatz. Kay Lynn is a licensed Audiologist who is certified by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, a founding member of the Minnesota Academy of Audiology and is a member of the American Academy of Audiology. She joins East Central Audiology with over 28 years of experience as the lead Audiologist for a large Ear Nose and Throat group in Minneapolis. She is pleased to see patients for hearing care closer to her home in North Branch.

Kay Lynn works with patients of all ages and will be seeing patients for hearing evaluations and hearing aid consultations in Forest Lake and in Cambridge over the past 8 years. Kay Lynn is an expert in providing comprehensive audiologic evaluations as well as recommendations and fitting of state of the art hearing devices. She is a provider for all Minnesota insurances including Medicare, Veterans Services and Medicaid.

Lynne Hawley, M.S., CCC-A : Audiologist

Lynne Hawley, M.S., CCC-A

Audiologist

Lynne Hawley is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and is Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology. She has over 30 years of clinical experience in diagnostic testing and hearing instrument fittings. Lynne enjoys working with patients of all ages.

Jessica Nemitz : Patient Care Coordinator

Jessica Nemitz

Patient Care Coordinator

Jessie completed her undergraduate degree at St. Cloud State University, where she received a Bachelor in Elective Studies. Since graduating Jessie gravitated towards the field of Audiology. She enjoys the fast pace and ever changing advancements in hearing aid technology. Most of all Jessie enjoys the impact that quality hearing care can provide for our patients. For any hearing aid repairs or general questions, Jessie will help guide you in the process!

Lori Lindstrom : Scheduling and Hearing Aid Repair Coordinator

Lori Lindstrom

Scheduling and Hearing Aid Repair Coordinator

Lori has been an important part of the East Central Audiology team over the past 20 years. She is responsible for scheduling appointments, hearing aid maintenance and repair in our Cambridge office location. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and is a miracle worker when it comes to making sure your devices are always working at their best.

Amy Hjeltman : Billing and Insurance Specialist

Amy Hjeltman

Billing and Insurance Specialist

Amy Hjeltman is in charge of billing and insurance. If you have questions about billing or hearing insurance benefits Amy will have the answers. Amy also schedules and confirms appointments.