Arise Healthcare Founders
Charleen is both an experienced inventor and a passionate nurse. She is leading the charge to save nurses, patients, and hospitals time and money through innovative products.
Vance is a proven business leader with over 30 years of experience. As the co-founder of a premier rough carpentry company, he continues to serve on its Board of Directors and the Board of Trustees for the Construction Industry Education Foundation. Willing to take on new challenges, Vance is eager to continue to contribute to the growth and success of Arise.
Brian K. Gladden, DBA
Chief Sales + Strategy Officer
Brian has 30 years of sales, business development, and strategy experience. Expert in helping startups get to market to find unmet demand and create uncontested market space. He has worked with many of the largest payer and provider organizations in the U.S.
Janet Bunney, RN
Director of Training
Janet is an experienced and caring nurse leader with over 25 years of hospital nursing experience. She is experienced in training nurses and has received recognition for excellence in nursing and volunteer work.
Director of Product Support
Cheryl’s experience lies in healthcare and high tech. Most recently, she worked as a Behavioral Interventionist with autistic children, and prior to that, she was an Endocrinological Medical Assistant. Cheryl also has extensive knowledge in planning, buying, and project management with Apple.
Arise Healthcare Advisors
Hiyam M. Nadel, RN, MBA, CCG
Hiyam currently serves as Director at Center of Innovations in Care Delivery at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also a Johnson & Johnson Innovation Fellow.
Idriz Limaj, MBA, BSN, RN
Idriz is currently serving as the Executive Director – Care Continuum at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is an experienced co-founder and healthcare executive with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care cross-continuum.
Daniel Link, MD
Dr. Daniel Link is a Vascular Surgery Specialist with over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Link also provides wound care as a specialist at the Veterans’ Administration Hospital at Mather Field in Sacramento.