Dr. Sue Ann Holland received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Austin. She obtained her Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University within the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Knowledge, compassion and care resonate in her interactions with others.
In 1980 Sue Ann came to Abilene and joined the staff at the West Texas Rehabilitation Center (WTRC) as a Clinical Audiologist. During her 24 years at WTRC, she served as Clinician, Clinical Supervisor, Assistant Director of Audiology, and her last 10 years, as Director of the Hearing and Balance Center. In 2004 Holland Hearing Center opened. Since its opening the community of Abilene has selected Holland Hearing Center Best Hearing Aid Provider.
Sue Ann has served the Abilene community as well as her profession by serving on several Boards. She’s served as president of the local chapter Big Country Speech, Language, & Hearing Association, president of the Texas Academy of Audiology, secretary of the YMCA and Disability Resources Inc. Boards. Most recently, she’s served as DRI’s Chairman and then Past Chairman of the Board.
Born in Philadelphia and predominantly raised in Dallas, Abilene has been Sue Ann’s home for almost forty years. She and her late husband Jay (who also worked at Holland Hearing Center) have one daughter Ashley and two grandsons Jason and Evan. The entire family has grown up with a passion for high school and college football. Jay & Sue Ann enjoyed travels to Africa where they developed a “home away from home” which Sue Ann continues to visit.