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About Us

Hear on the Shore, located on Delmarva’s Eastern Shore of DE, MD & VA is a locally owned and operated hearing aid center. We pride ourselves in our good ole’ fashioned hometown appeal. In a time when the phrase “the customer is always first” seems to have disappeared, we make a commitment to our patients to provide for their needs to the very best of our ability. We will do our utmost to serve you.

Karla K. Speidel Quillen

President/Hearing Aid Specialist

A native of Chincoteague, Virginia, Karla earned a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech. Over the last 25 years, she has owned and managed several small businesses on the Eastern Shore. She is currently licensed and board certified as a hearing aid specialist in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. It is her goal to give back to her community by raising hearing health awareness and assisting those who are eligible, with finding devices that will provide them with better hearing. Karla is also fluent in ASL (American Sign Language) for the past 30 years and has translated for the deaf and hearing impaired for many years.

“This company is locally owned and operated, it has good ole’ hometown hospitality”

JS – Chincoteague, VA


David R. Quillen Jr.

Vice President/Public Relations

Also a native of Chincoteague, Virginia, David studied at Ferrum College. With over 25 years in customer service on the Eastern Shore, he knows how to satisfy the hometown citizen. Managing several small businesses has given him expertise in corporate relations and marketing. He prides himself in product research and customer satisfaction. With David Quillen, the customer IS always right.