Advanced Audiology Staff
Nola Aronson, M.A., CCC-A
Nola Aronson received a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from the University of Hartford in 1975 and taught until 1981 with many types of disabled children. She then received her master’s degree in Audiology from California State University, Long Beach in 1982. Nola holds certifications of Clinical Competence from the American Hearing and Speech Association and the American Academy of Audiology. She is licensed by the state in audiology and hearing aid dispensing.
She has practiced audiology in Los Angeles County for 40 years, 33 of those have been in the Santa Clarita Valley. For several years, she served as Director of Audiology at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Van Nuys. She moved to Santa Clarita to raise her family in 1986 and soon joined Randall Bartlett, M.A. at Audiology Services of Newhall. Since then she started 2 other businesses and now goes under the DBA Advanced Audiology. In 2017, the business grew tremendously. She purchased Audiology Services of Newhall and Audiology Partners of Mission Hills and now has locations in Mission Hills and in Northridge. She has been the teacher of many successful audiologists over the years and her staff has grown to 12 people as of 2017.
Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Audiology, American Hearing Aid Associates, American Speech and Language Association and California Academy of Audiology and the California Speech, Language and Hearing Association. She is a member of the California Academy of Audiology and, as a member of its’ Board of Directors, represents audiologists throughout Southern California.
Nola is also a philanthropist and each month takes 10% of her hearing aids sales and donates them to a different nonprofit each month. There are about 100 nonprofits and they all need help. As a breast cancer survivor, she does 2 events with the Circle of Hope and serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors. Nola is also on the Board of Directors for VIA and Co-Chairs their leadership workshop. She also supports the Alzheimer’s Association, the Veterans and Boy Scouts, The Boys and Girls Club, HMNMH, College of the Canyons, Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita for the education of women about domestic violence, and Toys for Tots. In 2017, she made a sizable contribution to the new senior center building and named a room in her office after them.
Nola's group does free hearing screenings for the community to educate people regarding their hearing. This year they are reaching 2000 free screenings compared to last year’s 1000.
Nola and her business have won many awards from the community and a year ago Senator Scott Wilk honored her with Business of the Month. From the Valley Industrial Association, she was nominated Rising Star in 2015. From the Elite magazine she was awarded Best Female Business Entrepreneur of The Year, Best Audiologist, and Top 51 in the health care category. Also, she won Best Businesswoman of the Year from the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.
Nola's motto is she loves to help others, in any way she can, lead better social lives, and be able to communicate better in all life situations. Her focus is to help people hear better, no matter what, with a solution for everyone regardless of their budget. She loves the community of Santa Clarita and couldn’t think of a better place to live and help people. She connects people to people by helping them Hear Better, Live Better.
Dr Mary Porath Au.D.
Dr Porath has been an audiologist for 40 years, working in every aspect of the hearing aid industry. She has been a consultant to start-up practices in Europe and Central America, an international executive in the hearing care industry, and a respected researcher on the intricacies of hearing loss and its new technologies. As a dynamic team player, she fits well into the growing practice of Advanced Audiology, now the largest diagnostic hearing center in the Santa Clarita Valley.