Howard and his wife Margaret own several Beltone locations across the Gulf Coast of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Howard is Nationally Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences and is passionate about helping as many people as possible hear better and enjoy life in these communities.
Howard has been a Beltone Master Hearing Aid Practitioner since 2002. An active member of the Alabama Society for Hearing Healthcare Providers, the Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals and the International Hearing Society.
Howard and his team are always striving for “Caring, Compassionate Care” to the hearing impaired community.
Margaret, alongside her husband, Howard, is the Business Administrator for the Beltone network they have built up themselves. Coming from her background as a Patient Care Coordinator and Administrator for a very large and successful Beltone in South Florida, Margaret has brought the best of her practices into her own Beltone stores to create a successful network of 10 stores spanning three states, including Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi - with plans of more to come. Margaret has a passion for providing compassionate, caring patient care, as evidenced by the various awards she and her staff have accumulated over the 10 years since Margaret and Howard opened their first Beltone in Pensacola, FL. These awards include: 2005 Rookie of the Year Award, 2010 Award of Excellence for the Southeastern Region, and the 2014 Award of Excellence for the Southeastern Region.
Hearing Aid Specialist
Ron Hancock is a Hearing Aid Specialist licensed in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. He is a second-generation practitioner, joining the family practice in 2010. Ron is a classically- trained musician who holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Univerity of Southern Mississippi. He is a member of the International Hearing Society, the Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals, the Alabama Association of Hearing Healthcare Providers, and the Mississippi Hearing Aid Association with whom he serves as Webmaster. Ron is also a member of Lions Club International, where he enjoys volunteering in a variety of community projects.
Compassionate by nature, Ron offers the highest level of professional care to his patients, In 2010, the Hancocks' practice was recognized with the Beltone EExcellence Award for the Southeast Region. This award is bestowed upon only one practice per region. In both 2011 and 2012, Ron was recognized with the receipt of a Pacesetter Award for outstanding performance in maintaining the high standards of ethical and conscientious service to the hard of hearing public. He was also designated Master Hearing Aid Practioner by Beltone at the end of 2012. In 2014, Ron and his family's practice were nationally recognized with one of Beltone's highest honors, the Circle of Excellence Award. This award places the Hancock family's Beltone practice in the upper echelon of over 1500 practices nationwide. This coveted award is earned by only the best practices who have been consistently demonstrated the highest ethical and business practices, the most satisfied patient feedback and best all-around patient care possible.
"As a classically-trained musician and Hearing Healthcare practitioner, I am passionate about how my patients hear the world around them, I believe in delivering the best care possible to my patients - starting with ou initial consultation and continuing throughout their lifetime follow-up visits. I really enjoy helping others and find the time that I spend with my patients deeply rewarding."