Meet the Team
Better Hearing Centers is dedicated to bringing the people of Kentucky the very best in personal care, which means having the best team of professionals. We look forward to meeting you in person and getting to know you, so here is some information for you to get to know us as well!
David Kimbel – Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist
President, Beltone Kentucky and Better Hearing Centers Inc.
A graduate of Western Kentucky University and Greenwood High School, David has lived in Bowling Green Kentucky his entire life. He has been helping the hearing impaired since 2001, which is when he began working for Better Hearing Centers under the previous owner, Larson Hudson. David purchased the business from Mr. Hudson in 2007, and has since expanded to 11 locations across the state. David’s favorite part of working with the hearing impaired is restoring relationships and helping his patients return to activities that they no longer could enjoy due to their hearing loss.
Garry Hammer – Hearing Instrument Specialist (HCP)
Originally from Cumberland County, Kentucky, Garry has been with Better Hearing Centers since June of 2012. After graduating from Cumberland County High School in 1978 with honors, he attended Western Kentucky University and earned a Bachelors Degree in Education in 1978 (Honor Grad), after which further pursued a Master’s Degree in Education in 1992 (Honor Grad). Garry also draws experience from his time at Colorado School of Banking and received a Graduate Degree in 2007. Garry became a Hearing Instrument Specialist in 2012 and achieved a level of excellence as a Beltone Master Hearing Aid Practitioner in 2014. Garry’s favorite part of his job is helping people hear well again.
Jessica Gaskey – BHC Office Manager
Jessica, is from Morgantown, KY. In 2000, Jessica graduated from Butler County High School and began working as a Patient Care Coordinator for Better Hearing Centers in 2003. She was promoted to the coveted role of Office Manager in 2008. Jessica says “I am blessed to work for a company that cares so much for their patients and their employees. I love to see the difference that we make in peoples lives when they leave hearing things they haven’t heard in years. I can honestly say that I enjoy getting up and going to work on a daily basis.”
Kelly Kimbel – Marketing Director
Born and raised in Frankfort, Kentucky, Kelly came to Bowling Green in 1999 and recognized the opportunities that a city of this size could bring both for her and her family. Kelly attended Western Kentucky University, where she enjoyed learning, and most of all meeting her husband David. As a key team member working in Banking and Finance with Branch Bank & Trust, Kelly became a true professional in team work and customer service. After getting more involved with the Better Hearing Centers group, Kelly wanted a fulfilling career with the end goal of helping people improve their lives. Therefore, since 2013, Kelly has been running the marketing and training department in the Better Hearing Centers flagship Bowling Green location. Kelly and David, along with their two children, are very involved in the Bowling Green community with charitable and fundraising efforts.