Dr. Kate Tuomala and the Audigy leadership team at Owners Summit 2018

Local Owner Honored for Exceptional Leadership

Kate Tuomala, Owner of Audiology of the Sandhills, has won Audigy’s Maxwell Leadership Award for exceptional service to patients.

The award, which recognizes exemplary leadership particularly in supporting teamwork and embracing and empowering other employees, was presented during Audigy’s Owner Summit March 14-18 on Florida’s Amelia Island.

“I’m humbled to receive this prestigious honor,” said Tuomala. “Even as a leader, I learn from my team members just as much as they learn from me while together providing the best possible patient experiences every day.”

Audiology professionals from around North America gathered for Audigy’s annual summit, which highlights hearing-technology innovations; industry trends; regulatory changes; and best practices in business operations, team development, marketing, and more.

This year’s program theme, “Impact: Your Teams, Your Patients, Your Future,” focused on creating remarkable experiences from the perspectives of practice owners, their staff, and the community members they serve.

Audigy, a management company with members across the U.S. and Canada, provides services to independent audiologists and hearing care businesses. The company’s coveted awards honor achievements and positive contributions of exemplary audiology practices and their staff.


About Audiology of the Sandhills — Audiology of the Sandhills, a full-service audiology practice, has proudly helped the Sandhills community hear better since 1985. Our AudigyCertified™ hearing care practice has helped thousands of patients with their hearing, tinnitus, and balance disorders and offers state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and expert fitting of hearing technology. Learn more.

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