Meet the Team
Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional. At Professional Hearing Care, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our patients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment.
Laura Vinopal, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Laura Vinopal grew up in Mauston. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from UW Stevens Point, and then achieved her doctoral degree from a joint AuD program from UW Stevens Point & UW Madison in 2007. After college, she returned to the area with her husband Frank and worked in a local hospital for several years. In 2013, she opened Professional Hearing Care. Both Laura and Frank feel fortunate to have deep roots in the community. Frank is a partner at MBE CPA’s, and you’ll often see them volunteering and attending local events together. Laura is passionate about making a difference in the hearing impaired community, and takes pride in staying up to date with the ever-changing technology for her patients. When she is not caring for her patients, she enjoys being a mother of three, traveling, running, biking, boating, and being outdoors.
Hearing Instrument Specialist
Lacy joined the Professional Hearing Care team in September of 2016. She was born and raised in Mauston and is excited to be serving patients from her hometown and the surrounding communities. She brings excellent customer care after being in the healthcare industry for 20 years. Since joining our team she has become a Certified Audiologist’s Assistant, and is currently studying to take the next step to become a Hearing Instrument Specialist. In her free time; she enjoys spending time with her family, Jeremy and their girls. She loves being outdoors, camping, sitting by a bonfire and anything related to sports. Go Pack Go!
Stephanie joined Professional Hearing Care in December of 2017 after relocating from the Fox Valley area. She spent 12 years as a Chiropractic Assistant at two different chiropractic clinics and the last 15 years managing and working the front desk at several very fast-paced dental offices, specializing in insurance. Stephanie is passionate about excellent customer service and feels she brings a little extra compassion for our patients as she is hearing impaired as well. She is excited to learn more about the hearing industry and how she can increase awareness of the importance of people embracing their hearing loss and the benefits of wearing devices. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Todd of more than 18 years, their dog Winston, friends and family. You will also find her boating, walking, biking, kayaking, traveling and just being outdoors.
Colleen joined Professional Hearing Care in July of 2017. She spent 17 years in the travel industry, and the last 12 years working for a local Community Health Center managing a very busy dental practice. She is excited to learn more about the hearing industry. Her passion for excellent customer service and business knowledge is a great addition to the Professional Hearing Care team. Colleen grew up in La Crosse. Together with her husband, John, they raised 2 children in Cashton, and now reside outside of Ontario. In her free time, she enjoys the quiet country life, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.