About the Staff
Nikki DeGeorge Weaver, Au.D.
Dr. Nikki has been practicing Audiology for 20 years and has extensive education and experience in Audiology. She specializes in complete diagnostic hearing evaluations, equilibrium evaluations, and treatment for hearing loss and tinnitus. She has received degrees from University of Florida, Ohio State University, and West Virginia University. In addition, she has spoken at many national and local conventions and at many Universities. Dr. Nikki’s interest in Audiology began when she was a young child because she has two deaf cousins. Her grandmother taught her sign-language from a very young age. Dr. Nikki currently resides in Peachtree City with her husband and their 5 children, including twin boys. In her spare time she enjoys painting, golf, tennis, travel, and the outdoors.
Bryn Pond, Au.D.
Bryn Pond received her Doctorate of Audiology and Bachelor's in Communicative Disorders from Northern Illinois University. She became interested in audiology when she started learning ASL (American Sign Language) during her undergraduate career. Her areas of interest are working with the geriatric and special needs populations, as well as those who have tinnitus and/or dizziness and balance problems. She is from the greater Chicago area and in her spare times likes to go hiking, boating and spending time with friends and family.
Sierra B. Reed, Au.D.
Dr. Reed has recently joined us, relocating from Mass Eye and Ear, home to the world's largest vision and hearing research centers and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. She received her Doctorate of Audiology from Louisiana State University in New Orleans. She is experienced in diagnosing hearing loss, vestibular disorders, the unique needs of veterans, and auditory processing disorders in adults with a history of TBI and/or blast trauma. She is a musician (viola, violin, and piano), and her love of acoustics led her to study the ear and how we perceive sound. Outside of audiology and music, Dr. Reed is also an artist and a writer and enjoys spending time with her dog.
Leslie Neal, Ph.D.
(NOT CURRENTLY SEEING PATIENTS)
Leslie Neal, Ph.D. has been practicing Audiology for 25 years and has been with Fayette Hearing Clinic since 2008. She specializes in diagnostic hearing evaluations, aural rehabilitation, and hearing aid fittings. Prior to joining Fayette Hearing Clinic, she had a practice in Fort Myers, FL and was faculty at Pennsylvania College of Optometry Doctor of Audiology Program, Ball State University, and Purdue University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and spending time with her husband, a local neuropsychologist. She also likes to play Bunko and travel.
Rachel Pent, Audiology Assistant, Coweta Hearing Clinic
Rachel was born in a small town in Colorado and moved to Georgia in 1996 to pursue her career with Delta Airlines in Customer Service. Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 children, 3 dogs, and 2 cats. She absolutely fell in love with the small-town of Newnan because of the generous people and the sense of community. The Coweta Hearing Clinic has filled her gap of not having any extended family in the area. Rachel feels that her co-workers and the patients are her family, and it shows in her customer service skills. Rachel’s father suffers from hearing loss, so she feels this pain personally. Rachel has been with the Coweta Hearing Clinic since 2018 and enjoys bringing smiles and laughter to all her patients.
Jodi Wisenbaker, Patient Care Coordinator, Fayette Hearing Clinic
Jodi, having always lived in South Georgia, is new to the area and to our team. She attended Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and Valdosta State University, majoring in business. Jodi has over three years of experience working with hearing aids at a hearing clinic in Valdosta, GA. Jodi is passionate about helping others and goes above and beyond to ensure that patients are taken care of appropriately and completely. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, spending time with her dog, painting and surrounding herself with family and friends.