Our Staff

Dr. Sarah Varricchio, Au.D.

Dr. Sarah Varricchio, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Varricchio has been with the Hear Again Center since 2009. Prior to joining the Hear Again Center team, she worked in an ear, nose, and throat clinic and has extensive experience with various aspects of diagnostic audiology. She has a strong passion for hearing aid programming and troubleshooting. Dr. Varricchio firmly believes in the benefit of auditory rehabilitation to work in conjunction with all hearing aid fittings. She feels the counseling aspect is so important, and it can dictate the success or failure of any hearing aid outcome. Dr. Olchanowski always says, “The hearing aid is only part of the solution.”

Dr. Varricchio is originally from Connecticut, and she received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut. She moved to Tucson, Arizona for three years to pursue her postgraduate career, and she received a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Arizona. Dr. Varricchio is a licensed Audiologist in Connecticut and a Fellow of the Academy of Audiology.

Erin Parnell-Wilson, HIS

Erin Parnell-Wilson, HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Erin Parnell is a licensed hearing instrument specialist in Connecticut & Massachusetts. She joined Hear Again Center in December 2017 after 10 years in the industry. Erin studied psychology at Holyoke Community College & Western New England College. Her desire to help people has led her to become a hearing instrument specialist. Erin feels strongly that a patient centered approach to hearing care is vital and that life is worth hearing!

Erin is the youngest of 4 children & was raised in Holyoke, MA. She currently resides in Chicopee, MA. She lives with her fiance, Mario, and 2 cats named Benedict & Khaleesi. When she is not helping guide her patients toward better hearing, Erin is often found outdoors enjoying nature, or watching hockey.

Stacey Labarre, HIS

Stacey Labarre, HIS

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Stacey began working in the hearing industry in 2014 and was drawn to the profession because of her younger sister, who suffers from hearing difficulties. Stacey saw firsthand the implications of her sister’s loss on their relationships with family members and on her own quality of life. This experience guided her professional decision to become a hearing instrument specialist.

What Stacey loves most about helping those with hearing loss is connecting people to their world again. Stacey strives for precise, custom solutions, concierge-level care, and verified best hearing in her everyday work with patients.

Outside of saving hearing lives, Stacey loves enjoying the experience of being a new mom and spending time with family.

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Customer Reviews

I met with Stacey today. I didn’t have to wait. The receptionist was courteous and friendly. Stacey asked how my hearing aids were working out, cleaned them and gave me a hearing test. She is a terrific Hearing Instrument Specialist. She has set up everything on my phone and answered...

Cathy Mitchell, on Google

Erin was very professional and knowledgeable. She carefully (and enthusiastically) explained the hearing test with and without a noisy crowd and put hearing aids on me that were tailored to fit my very small ear canal. I could tell a real difference. She even showed me how to make my...

Marnie Mueller, on Google

Always professional and very clean. The staff and audiologist here are great people. They are very helpful and help my dad restore his hearing again.

Kim Huynh, on Google

Kind and respectful service. They made an appointment for me sooner than I expected. From first phone contact until I completed my appointment I felt like they cared about me. It’s hard to find this kind of service lately.

Lauren Gibson-Carter, on Google

I have used both the Vernon and West Hartford locations and they are both amazing! They do their absolute best to help you feel your best. I always leave happy and hearing better than I walked in! They have helped my day to day hearing by a LARGE percentage! I’m...

Kerrie Clancy, on Google

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