Dr. Anne Orsene is the Executive Director of Hearing Evaluation Services and has been with the organization since 2000. She has been practicing audiology and caring for her patients in Western New York since 1991. Dr. Anne Orsene was appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to the New York State Hearing Aid Dispensing Advisory Board in 2012. The NYS Hearing Aid Dispensing Advisory Board strives to ensure appropriate hearing aid dispensing practices throughout the state.
Dr. Anne Orsene is committed to expanding the organization’s services to assist as many individuals with hearing loss in WNY as possible. In February of 2010, she opened a third Hearing Evaluation Services office which extended our outreach from the adult to pediatric population within the newly built Wehrle Professional Center.
Dr. Anne Orsene is a proud co-founder and Chairman of the Dr. Ann Stadelmaier Hearing Aid Fund. The Fund is a financial assistance program which was developed in 2006. Through our partnership with the Lions Club, the Fund has assisted hundreds of hearing loss sufferers within WNY obtain a hearing aid, who otherwise would have gone without.
In September 2013, Dr. Anne Orsene was honored by Business First as a Women of Influence for non-profit leadership in the Buffalo community. In 2012, she was also selected by the Niagara Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners as a Women In Influence honoree. In May 2011, she also accepted the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award. This award was given to HES in appreciation of the organization founding of the Dr. Ann Stadelmaier Hearing Aid Fund. In May 2010, Dr. Anne Orsene was given the “Award for Excellence” from the Amherst Chamber of Commerce at their Small Business Awards Ceremony.
As well as being a seasoned speaker, Dr. Anne Orsene has trained a large number of masters and doctoral level audiology students throughout WNY and is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor for the University at Buffalo.
She grew up in Seneca Falls, N.Y., and currently resides in West Seneca with her husband and her four sons.