Our Hearing Healthcare Professionals
We are committed to ongoing training to provide the most up to date care. We are here to help you to understand your hearing loss and options to allow you to make informed decisions about your hearing health care.
Tom Putaansuu, M.Ed.
Native to western Washington, Tom Putaansuu earned a Master’s Degree in Audiology from James Madison University. Since 1993, Mr. Putaansuu has practiced in Olympia, providing the highest quality of audiology care at Group Health and presently, Hearing Healthcare Center, Inc.
He maintains memberships with American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and Washington Audiology Alliance. He has served on the Washington state board for Hearing and Speech and is the president of Hearing Healthcare Center, Inc.
In his personal time, Mr. Putaansuu enjoys cooking, gardening, beekeeping, and exploring the forests and beaches of Washington State. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Rebecca Mooney, Au.D. CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Rebecca Mooney earned her Master’s Degree in Audiology from the University of Washington in 1989. When the field of Audiology transitioned to the doctorate, she earned her Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology) from AT Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Mooney joined the Hearing Healthcare Center, Inc. team in June of 2012.
Dr. Mooney is committed to providing professional, high quality, and honest hearing healthcare to meet your individual hearing needs. She will work with you as a whole to find the solution that best meets your lifestyle, as well as your hearing needs.
When not working, Dr. Mooney enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking and making pottery.
Patient Care Coordinator/Office Manager
I have been a part of the Hearing Healthcare Center team since August 2013. I earned my (AA) Associates Degree in Accounting through Kaplan University in June 2014, and also my (BAcc) Bachelors Degree in Accounting in May 2016 as well.
I have lived in Washington State, in the Rochester area, my entire life. I have three children and four grandchildren.
In my spare time, I enjoy camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, geocaching and spoiling my grandchildren.