Dr. Pennell, Au.D., CCC-A is the owner and director of Hill Country Audiology. She opened the office in 2007 after seeing a need for quality audiologic services in the area. Dr. Pennell is driven by her passion for serving others, which is seen in her nearly 30 years of clinical experience performing diagnostic services and working with veterans, schools and retirement facilities.
She received a Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida, a Master’s in Audiology from the University of Texas, and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor University. Dr. Pennell is licensed with the state of Texas in Audiology and holds a certificate of clinical competence in Audiology from the American Speech and Hearing Association. She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Texas Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Pennell resides in Georgetown and in her free time she enjoys practicing yoga, hiking and spending time with her husband and their three children and five dogs.
Dr. Ashley Richburg Au.D., CCC-A, was born and raised in Carlsbad, New Mexico. She received her Bachelor of Science in speech-language and hearing sciences and Doctor of Audiology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. Dr. Richburg is licensed with the state of Texas and holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech–Language–Hearing Association.
She has clinical experience in education, Veterans Affairs, industrial and private practice. She is most passionate about amplification as a means of treatment for her patients. Dr. Richburg believes that each patient should be treated individually and mindfully in order to help them hear their very best. She believes in teaching her patients effective communication strategies in conjunction with well fit amplification to help them reach their hearing goals. Dr. Richburg is happily married to her husband Tyler and they have two Labrador retrievers, Tyson and Oakes.
Patient Care Coordinator
Leslie Rankin joined Hill Country Audiology in June 2013 as our patient care coordinator. She has extensive experience in customer service and administrative work. Leslie holds certificates for both hearing and vision screenings and is currently in training to become an audiology assistant . She lives in Georgetown and loves the community. Leslie spends her free time with family.
Call Hill Country Audiology at (512) 763-8855 for more information or to schedule an appointment.