Our Staff

Jaimie Kaster, HIS

Manager, Hearing Instrument Specialist

Jaimie Kossack, HIS, Manager is a Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist and Manager of Hearing Advantage. Her desire to help people began 18 years ago while practicing in the fields of nursing and social work. Over the last 6 years, her passion towards helping others has been specialized specifically with the hearing impaired. Diagnosed with a hearing loss at the age of 3, Jaimie is able to offer true empathy with her clients during their journey to better hearing. Her philosophy is, “Experience is not what happens to you, but what you do with what happens to you.” Jaimie enjoys spending time with her husband and 7 children, traveling, fishing and attending theatrical productions. She is a member of the local Chambers of Commerce, Wisconsin Alliance of Hearing Professionals, and International Hearing Society.

Jesse C. Kaster, BC-HIS


Jesse Kaster, BC-HIS, is the proud owner of Hearing Advantage. He knows how important it is to protect and enhance the ability to hear. Jesse is a graduate of UW-Stevens Point, Nationally Board Certified and Licensed as a Hearing Instrument Specialist. He has worked in the healthcare field for over 20 years, and in the hearing healthcare for over 10 years. He currently serves the Northwoods with offices in Rhinelander, Eagle River, Phillips, Arbor Vitae/Woodruff and Wausau. Jesse is a member of the area Chambers of Commerce, the International Hearing Society and the Wisconsin Alliance of Hearing Professionals. He cares about his community and supports local businesses, as well as educates the public through hearing health seminars, one-on-one private consultations and volunteering at local healthcare events. Jesse is a long-term resident of Rhinelander and enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, fishing, camping and biking. 

Lynn Haanstad, NBC-HIS

Nationally Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist

Patient Reviews

Read a Few of Our Google Reviews

4.6 out of 5 Stars based on 10 Reviews on Google.

Read what some of our patients have to say about our staff and our office!

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Jackie Calkins, on Google

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Peggy Straight, on Google

It changed my life I'm able to hear things I had forgotten

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Allen Engstrom, on Google

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Allie Zacharias, on Google

My sister Dessie got her hearing aids from Hearing Advantage. She is very young and has 70% hearing loss. This was probably the most thorough hearing test I have ever seen done. The time they took to explain not only the hearing test, but the technology, cost, and quality of...

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Alyssa Bell, on Google

Great professional company that is there to help! Staff is awesome and very helpful. Greatly appreciated.

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Rebecca Simon, on Google