About Us

Meet the team

The staff at A Better Hearing Center has over 60 years of combined experience and is looking forward to helping you with your hearing healthcare needs.

Better hearing and a quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional. At A Better Hearing Center, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our patients -- relationships based on surpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment.


Jim Stobaugh, HAD, HAS, NBC-HIS, BA

Jim Stobaugh

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Jim Stobaugh, as a Hearing Specialist, has demonstrated an ability to provide excellent patient care with a strong sense of caring for his patients needs.

Jim has worked with many different hearing products during his twenty-three-year career and is exceptionally knowledgeable with all makes and models of hearing aids. His passion and abilities will provide the community with a much-needed service.

Jim has been a Hearing Aid Specialist for over 23 years, and along with his wife Tammy, they have a combined 50-plus years in the hearing industry. Jim has been Nationally Board Certified since 2005.

Travis Milliken, HAD, NBC-HIS

Travis Milliken

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Travis has helped thousands of patients over his 12 years as a Hearing Specialist. He has worked previously in Illinois and currently works in our Monument and Woodland Park offices. His excellence in patient care and versatility using all major brands of hearing instruments has made him a friend to many patients. Patient care is his passion and loves sharing his expertise throughout the community.

Travis lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and two children. He is well-versed in home construction and renovations. Travis loves exploring the hidden gems found in the mountains of Colorado.

Brooke Bowen, HAD, NBC-HIS, AAS

Brooke Bowen

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Brooke Bowen, as a Hearing Specialist, has demonstrated an ability to provide excellent patient care with a strong sense of caring for her patients needs. Brooke has worked in the State of Washington where she also received a degree from Spokane Falls College. Brooke has worked with many different hearing products during her 5-year career and is exceptionally knowledgeable with all makes and models of hearing aids. Her passion and abilities will provide Buena Vista and Salida communities with a much-needed service.

Brooke lives in Buena Vista with her husband and children. She loves to sight see through the mountains and is especially adept at baking gooey goodies.

Alessandra Hanly

Alessandra Hanly

Alessandra has been with A Better Hearing Center since 2019. Her greatest passion is educating the community on the importance of hearing health. In addition, she enjoys helping patients who have concerns with tinnitus, dizziness, vertigo, and poor balance. She can be found at the local farmer's market, hiking on the trails with her dog, hanging out with her son, or in her garden when not in the office. One of her favorite sounds is the coffee machine.