Thomas A. Powers, Ph.D., is the Managing Member of Powers Consulting, LLC. Dr. Powers serves an expert audiology consultant for the Better Hearing Institute, and as a Consultant for Sivantos, Inc. 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.