Welsch Hearing Aid Company is a Family Tradition
Since Susan grew up hanging out with her dad at the family business, hearing aids are what she knows best . She is the daughter of the late Clarence J. Welsch, the founder of Welsch Hearing Aid Company, and his wife, Ramona. She is a 1980 graduate of Sheboygan North High School, and a 1983 graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, with Minors in French and Business Administration.
At the age of 16, Susan worked as a secretary/receptionist for her dad at Welsch Hearing Aid Company as well as a bartender/waitress at Dick’s Club, the family bar. Susan also worked at Sunny Ridge, Sheboygan’s Park Department, Hearthside–a girls group home, and Southwestern Group Home for Boys in Platteville.
Susan began her full time career with Welsch Hearing Aid Company in December, 1984 as the Office Manager. On March 5, 1985, she became a State Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist. In 1994, she passed her National Board for Certification Examination and became *Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences.
Susan believes in the importance of continuing education to keep herself informed of new developments in the Hearing Industry. For this reason she is a member of both the Wisconsin Alliance of Hearing Professionals and the International Hearing Society. Since 1994 susan she has accumulated over 1500 hours of continuing education.
When not at work, Susan enjoys spending time with her family and friends, sewing and embroidery.
David was born in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He is the son of Robert Fenrich and Kay Bendorf. He graduated from Edgerton High School. In addition, David earned his certification in Wood Technics from Blackhawk Technical College. He has worked for several woodworking and construction companies throughout the years.
In June, 1997, David became a State Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist. David enjoys attending continuing educational conferences with his wife, Susan so he can keep informed of all the new technological advances in the hearing aid industry. Currently he works in the business on a part-time basis. He is also a carpenter, custom cabinet maker, and woodworker.
His favorite pastimes are woodworking, model railroading, traveling, and spending time with his family.
David and Susan met during their college years and were married in 1996. They have three children: Paul (29) married to Michelle, Aaron(26), and Grace (18), and an Airedale Terrier named Dave. They live in the Town of Wilson.
Susan and David bought the business from Clarence and Ramona Welsch in 1996. They are carrying on the Welsch Family tradition of excellent service and personal concern for their patients. They promise to deliver the best hearing possible given one’s hearing loss lifestyle and budget.