Thomas A. Powers, Ph.D., is the Managing Member of Powers Consulting, LLC, providing management consulting to the hearing health industry. Dr. Powers serves an expert audiology consultant (strategic advisor) for the Hearing Industries Association, Dr. Powers received his B.S. from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Audiology from Ohio University. He began his career as a partner in an Audiology private practice and has over 35 years of experience in the hearing health care industry.
Prior to his current role, he was Vice-President, Government Services and Professional Relations for Sivantos, Inc. During his tenure at Siemens/Sivantos he was the Compliance Officer for seven years.
Dr. Powers currently holds an appointment as assistant professor in the Graduate Faculty in Biomedicine at Salus University and as Adjunct Research Professor at Ohio University. Dr. Powers has lectured extensively at state, national and international meetings and published over 40 articles. His primary areas of expertise include hearing instrument technology, industry trends, and outcome measures.