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Three Hearing Aid Professionals 100+ Years Experience
Jim Nevins, NBC-HIS
Jim Nevins is the owner and founder of House of Hearing. Jim is one of the most experienced hearing aid dispensers in Central Ohio. He was only the second person in the state to apply for a license to dispense hearing aids. He was also one of the first people in the nation to obtain National Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences. Jim is qualified in all areas of testing, fitting, servicing and programming of today's most sophisticated hearing aid technology.
He first started the Lancaster Hearing Aid Center in 1972. The firm is a family-run business, incorporated as House of Hearing in 1982. Jim and his family are dedicated to making each and every patient feel like an extension of their family and making sure everyone is 100% satisfied with their experience.
Jim lives in Lancaster with his wife Jeanne and their two bichon dogs. His love for travel and helping people has found him participating in missions to fit hearing aids on children and adults in Vietnam, Peru,Brazil and China. He is into alternative healthcare and all things organic. He enjoys his hummingbird and butterfly gardens and fish pond, as well as reading, biking, fishing, coin collecting, movie-going, and auctions.
Mark and Misty Kraft
Mark Kraft, Jeanne’s son, joined the firm in 1978, at the age of sixteen. Where Mark immedaitely became a big part of the team. He quickly became skilled in the process of manufacturing and technical repair of hearing aids. Within a few short years Mark overseen and managed all of the hearing aids manufactured and repaired in-house for the company. As well as traveling to our offices throughout central Ohio. Mark was also a common visitor in many patients home to help with emergency repair needs. Mark is certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences’ and has extensive training in all things Hearing aid related. Mark and Misty met through friends in 1982 and married in 1987. Misty has been with the company since 1986, and is the trusted office manager making sure of a smooth operation from day-to-day. Misty greets just about every patient at the door with a warm and friendly smile. She has truly become life-long friends with many of our frequent visitors. Mark and Misty have two sons Michael James, born in 1988 and Mark Taylor, born 1989. They also have a daughter Alison Elisabeth, born in 2005 that was quite a surprise to the family. Misty and Mark have a home just a few short blocks away from the Lancaster office.