Our Team - Beltone California Hearing Aids

Our Team

dennisDennis Thomas, President of Beltone Central California, has been in the hearing industry since 1985. He is nationally Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. Dennis has worked in private practice as well as with manufacturers over the course of his career. Over the years, Dennis has come to realize that hearing healthcare is about more than just hearing aids. It is the trustworthy, caring and professional experience that makes all the difference. It is his goal to provide the very best in hearing healthcare by adhering to a strict code of ethics that is seen throughout all Beltone Central California offices.

Kim Northcraft

Kim Northcraft has been a Licensed Hearing Specialist for over 4 years but has worked in the hearing field since 1992. Kim feels that is it a blessing to be a part of the process to help people hear better and enjoy a better quality of life. Kim is the practitioner for the Merced and Oakhurst offices.


Thomas McKiernan is a Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist and has been serving in the hearing healthcare field since 2002.  Passionate about helping people hear better.  He believes quality of life is directly related to relationships and that connecting with people on a personal level is what enriches our lives.  The ability to hear well is vital to that personal connection.


Terri Daffron has been a licensed hearing instrument specialist since 2003. However, she has been in the hearing aid industry for the past 25 years. Her passion is to educate and counsel patients and their families about their individual hearing loss and how hearing aids can dramatically improve their quality of life.