Gretchen Flynn is a graduate of the College of St. Benedict with degrees in Social Science and Education. After working in the education field for several years, Gretchen became a stay-at-home parent to her three children. When she reentered the workforce, Gretchen worked in the financial services industry, specializing in employee benefits. Her hearing loss forced her to retire from that field, and she moved into Human Resources, again, for 12 years, specializing in employee benefits. In 2019, Gretchen came to Advanced Bionics, where she helps CI candidates and wearers throughout their hearing journey. Gretchen lives in Minnesota with her husband and very spoiled dog.