Starkey Strengthens Commitment to Customers with Vice President of North American Sales

Terie Olson contributes extensive experience leading world-class healthcare organizations

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, October 27, 2020 – Starkey continues its long-standing mission to serve its customers better than anyone else by strengthening its sales team with a proven leader in driving results. Growing evidence shows a direct connection between hearing loss and someone’s overall health and wellness. As Vice President of North American Sales, Terie Olson will offer expert guidance to help hearing providers become an even more integral piece of the broader healthcare landscape.

“We are very proud to have Terie on the team, as Starkey continues to lead the industry from every angle,” said Chief Sales Officer Paul Phillips. “Her deep knowledge of the healthcare industry, strategic mindset and forward-thinking approach will help drive shared success with our customers for years to come. Please join me in welcoming her to the Starkey family.”

Over the course of her career, Olson has invested her time and talent in the healthcare industry, building an intimate understanding of the challenges providers face and how to support them in solving those challenges. Most recently, she served as Vice President of Sales at Cardinal Health, where she developed and implemented key strategies to drive long-term, sustainable growth.

“It is an honor to join an organization with such a rich history of helping people live better, healthier lives,” said Olson. “I am excited to meet our strong network of partners and, together, ideate innovative ways to provide the best patient services. Thank you for putting your trust in me, as we move forward into a new year and a new decade.”

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About Starkey
Starkey is a privately held, global hearing technology company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Founded by Bill Austin in 1967, Starkey is known for its innovative design, development and distribution of comprehensive digital hearing systems. Led today by President and CEO Brandon Sawalich, Starkey is the only American-owned provider of hearing technologies. The company has more than 5,000 employees, operates 26+ facilities and does business in more than 100 markets worldwide. Learn more at

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