Jill Durkee Schaefer grew up in Northern Ohio and attended The Ohio State University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Hearing Science in 1996, and a Masters degree in Audiology 1998. She moved to Minnesota where went she worked at medical center in conjunction an Ear, Nose, & Throat physician. While in Minnesota she also worked for a large hearing aid manufacturer as a Technical Support Audiologist. She was responsible for assisting Audiologists with hearing aid fitting questions, and was a liaison between those professionals and the manufacturer. Jill moved back to Ohio with her husband and 2 children and joined Echo Hearing in August, 2010. She enjoys volunteering at her children’s school, and being outdoors with her family and dog, and attending book club. Jill usually sees patients in the Westlake office, and occasionally in Independence.