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130 Marvin Rd SE #142, Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 868-4220

Our Team

Alison P. Vega AU.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Vega is a native of the Pacific Northwest.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Western Washington University and her doctoral degree in Audiology from Utah State University.  She began practicing in Olympia in 2004 and opened her private practice in 2011.

Dr. Vega specializes in differential diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss.  She is known for a thorough and thoughtful approach to hearing loss treatment.

She serves on the Washington State Board of Hearing and Speech as well as volunteers her time in the community, providing hearing screenings and advocating for those who have hearing loss.  She belongs to the Junior League of Olympia and the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce .  In 2007, Dr. Vega was awarded Utah State University’s “Outstanding Young Professional” award.

Dr. Vega has two young children and enjoys spending her free time boating with her family in the Puget Sound.

Allison Vega Owner and Audiologist
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Jessica Hesson

Doctor of Audiology

Jessica Hesson, Au.D. BIO
Dr. Jessica Hesson grew up on the west coast and is a northwest native. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree (Au.D.) from the University of Washington and has practiced audiology in Ear, Nose, and Throat clinics as well as at Veteran’s Affairs clinics. Dr. Hesson focuses primarily on diagnostic hearing evaluations and amplification services for patients of all ages. She joined Ascent Audiology & Hearing in 2018 so that she could broaden her ability to expand hearing healthcare treatment for her patients.
Dr. Hesson’s professional philosophy is patient centered care with evidence-based practice techniques. She focuses on creating treatment plans that include the most current hearing aid technology and include long-term hearing aid support and maintenance. Additionally, she strives to educate patients, with and without hearing loss, about effective communication resources, current amplification options, and community outreach programs. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, quilting, working in her yard, and spending time with family.

Jessica Hesson Doctor of Audiology
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Sarah Yahrmatter, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Yahrmatter was born and raised in Michigan, in the metro-Detroit area. She studied Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Michigan State University (Go Green!), and received her doctorate in Audiology from Central Michigan University in May 2017. She completed a year-long residency in Las Vegas, Nevada, and moved to Lacey, Washington in June 2017.
Dr. Yahrmatter specializes in the diagnosis of hearing loss and balance disorders, as well as the treatment of hearing loss and tinnitus. She is known for her patient-centered approach in all aspects of audiology.
She is also passionate about hearing loss prevention and had the opportunity to present her doctoral research for a national conference in San Antonio, TX, on hearing protective devices for recreational shooters. Dr. Yahrmatter was a competitive collegiate pistol shooter at Michigan State University. She enjoys educating recreational shooters and hearing loss patients on ways to protect their hearing against dangerous sounds.
Dr. Yahrmatter currently lives in Lacey, WA with her basset-beagle mix, Nona. If you look slowly enough, you may see them enjoying their time lounging on the beach, hiking in the forest, or working on a do-it-yourself project.

Sarah Yahrmatter Audiologist
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Mikayla Graham

Billing Manager an Insurance Specialist

Mikayla Billing Manager and Insurance Specialist
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April Buchanan

Patient Care Coordinator

April Hearing Patient Care Coordinator
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Jori Benson

Patient Care Coordinator

Jori Hearing Patient Care Coordinator
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David Ramirez

Patient Care Coordinator

David Hearing Patient Care Specialist
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