Meet Our Hearing Team

Des Moines & Central Iowa Audiologists and Specialists

Woodard Hearing Centers only employs experienced hearing health professionals to work with our patients. We believe highly trained professionals and the level of expertise they can provide to you is an integral part of the path to better hearing. Our Audiologists and Hearing Specialists aren’t just there to tell you what your hearing problem is; they will work with you so you can fully understand what your hearing loss entails and how you can get back to living your life. We are on your hearing journey each step of the way and believe you deserve the best.

Dr. Ashley Bahr

My objectives are excellent customer service and improvement in your quality of life.


Dr. Ashley E. Bahr received her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Iowa, and her Bachelors Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Idaho State University. She has completed training in many clinical settings, including university and hospital clinics, the Veterans Administration, ENT and balance centers, and private practices. Dr. Bahr serves the Urbandale, Adel, Perry, Guthrie Center, and Greenfield offices.

Specialties & Affiliations

Dr. Bahr is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA), and the Iowa Hearing Association (IHA). She was also appointed to the Iowa Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board in 2017. Dr. Bahr is one of only four Iowa Audiologists who have completed the educational and professional requirements to receive membership in the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA). She specializes in the prescription and fitting of hearing aids, cerumen management, and tinnitus.

More About Dr. Bahr

Ashley grew up in Nampa, Idaho. She has lived in Iowa since 2011, and enjoys the leafy trees and rolling hills. Ashley’s hobbies include photography, board games, and spending time with her golden retriever, Serafina.

Cyndi Lister

“I am committed to providing you the most advanced hearing instrument technology and the highest standard of care.”


Cyndi is licensed by the State of Iowa to dispense hearing aids and has worked for Woodard Hearing Centers for more than ten years. Ms. Lister works with adults for the fitting and ongoing management of hearing aids and hearing conservation. Cyndi serves the Urbandale, Chariton, and Knoxville Woodard Hearing locations.

Specialties & Affiliations

Cyndi specializes in prescribing and fitting hearing aids. She is a member of the Iowa Hearing Association.

More About Cyndi

Cyndi has lived in Iowa, Illinois, and Michigan. She is an animal lover, gospel music enthusiast, and loves jet skiing.