“Improving communication for the whole family by focusing on the specific needs of the individual.”
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Cristin Richards, Au.D, FAAA
Cristin Richards, Au.D. is a licensed clinical and dispensing audiologist. She has been practicing Audiology since 1999 and has worked in a variety of ENT offices around the country. She earned a Doctoral degree from Salus University. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Richards also attends courses for continuing education in order to stay abreast of the continually changing profession of Audiology.
Rina Van Valkenburgh
Patient Service Representative
Rina Van Valkenburgh is our friendly Patient Service Representative. She has been with Great Scott Audiology since 2014, acting as Dr. Richard’s right hand woman. She is always available to help you with your scheduling needs, and always happy to help you in any way she can!
Prior to Great Scott Audiology, Rina worked as an optician in the Mid Coast area for many years. She has always loved serving the people of our great community! Rina also has a background in music, she attended a small Bible college in Minnesota where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Music Theory.
Fun Facts! Rina has three four-legged children: Harley the Basset Hound, Deohgi the American Pitbull Terrier and Dexter the Lab/Pitbull mix. She enjoys sitting down with a good book and a hot cup of tea, going camping with her husband, Dan, and singing karaoke!
Chris joined Great Scott Audiology in 2016 as the Business and Marketing Manager. Chris has an extensive background in business, including being a regional manager for the Western United States for a large corporation selling building products for 15 years, as well as marketing and business development for several small businesses. Chris earned his BSBA in Business from Western New England College in 1993 and a MBA from the University of Phoenix in 1999.
Chris teaches business courses for several colleges and universities across the United States in both a ground and online environment. Chris was certified as a massage therapist in 2008 and started his own business which he ran until 2012, when he decided to move to the state of Maine from Colorado to be closer to family. Chris has a passion for helping people enjoy a better life.
Fun facts: Chris has four cats, enjoys growing vegetables in his garden, and has been in 42 US states, as well as Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and England. He is also an avid baseball card collector and has numerous cards from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.