LEADERSHIP

Community Partner

Your community partner in healthcare quality and safety. We are a team of collaborative, courageous, experienced, and innovative people whose focus on quality and thirst for advancing healthcare and nursing sets us apart.

We care deeply about each other, each patient, each client, and our relationship with the healthcare and local community.

We are experts in our field who help people and make a difference in all lives we touch.

Business Leadership Team


Community Partner

Jennifer T. Etkin

CEO

Jennifer directs business strategy. In addition to her ownership and involvement with VW, she owns and operates a restoration and disaster recovery business based in Greenville, NC (FixedNC.Com). Her previous experience includes working in software marketing for Vignette and IBM, and in operations management for Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina.

Jennifer and her husband, Alan, have two kids and three cats. She enjoys reading, posting cat pictures, and helping others through her volunteer and business activities. She is an active volunteer having served in leadership positions on multiple boards and PTA’s.

“I believe in empowering nurses to improve quality and safety in healthcare. Our team at Vascular Wellness continues to inspire me with their dedication to our patients and clients.”
~ Jennifer Etkin

Community Partner

“The past few years with our company have proven to me that vascular access is a very important channel to healthcare that can often be taken for granted or overlooked.  We believe in clinicians having the power and influence to drive patient wellness and safety decisions.  Training our clinicians to excel in this field is rewarding and allows our company to offer the very best patient care outcomes in the market.”
~ Nancy Warden

Nancy W. Warden

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Clinical Officer

Nancy supports Vascular Wellness’s clients top business and clinical management, maintains and fosters industry relationships, and oversees, trains, and performs all services including the most advanced vascular access procedures. She has over twenty years of nursing and nurse leadership experience to include Level IV Pediatric Intensive Care and Flight transport, Pediatric Trauma, and Ecmo Heart Lung Bypass Implementation. Nancy also has a background in Clinical Sales, Program Development, and Clinical Education within the medical device market.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University and a Master’s Degree in Business and Healthcare Management from the University of Texas at Austin.

In her free time, Nancy lives on a large working farm in western North Carolina with her husband and two children.

“I greatly enjoy working with our team at Vascular Wellness and seeing the positive impact they make on our wide-ranging patient and client base through our vascular access solutions.  Our clinicians are top-notch and their aggregate and diverse experience makes our collective team the best in class.”     ~ Alan Etkin

“Building an infrastructure to help Vascular Wellness clinicians deliver the highest caliber vascular access program available enables us to reliably provide services to a rapidly growing list of diverse clients.”   ~ Brad Reedstrom

Alan R. Etkin

President & General Counsel

Alan leads operations, administration, and serves as in-house legal counsel. His previous experience includes serving as CEO of a medium-sized internet marketing and advertising company, corporate associate with Akin, Gump and senior auditor with Deloitte.  He is a member of the North Carolina and Texas State Bars and is a licensed (inactive) Certified Public Accountant.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, magna cum laude, from Washington University, and a Law Degree from Emory University where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif.

Alan and his wife, Jennifer, have two kids and three cats.  He enjoys watching his UNC alumni wife and NC State son discuss college sports, supporting local universities and sports teams, serving on the Board of the American Red Cross, and connecting people.

Bradley K. Reedstrom

Chief Financial Officer

Brad oversees the company’s human resource, information technology, supply chain, accounting and financial functions. Previously he has led a wide range of domestic and international areas including strategic planning, business development, and profit and loss in early-stage and multi-billion-dollar settings. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Vermont and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Purdue University.

Brad and his wife currently enjoy having their four children, their spouses and a growing number of grandchildren all within the same time zone on the same continent. In his spare time, he enjoys active pursuits in the great outdoors.

John Giorgio

EVP, Business Development

John leads the sales team and is responsible for the creation, development, and implementation of sales process and strategies and company revenue and expansion.  John has worked in various domestic and international consulting positions across sales, marketing and operations, and served as a Regional Vice President-Sales with MicroAge Technology Services for over 12 years leading large teams and overseeing a substantial annual sales portfolio.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Syracuse University where he also played Soccer. 

John and his wife have one child. They enjoy traveling, raising their daughter, and being with family. From 2008 until 2019, John lived in Europe where he owned and operated two businesses.

“Vascular Wellness is a patient centric service organization that places the wellbeing of the patient first.  I’m very proud to be part of a culture that places people at the pinnacle of all decision making and this is clearly evident by the actions we take daily.”     ~ John Giorgio

Clinical Leadership Team


Community Partner

Stephen Harris

Director of Research & Development

Stephen creates a variety of innovative clinical programs that have elevated Vascular Wellness to leadership status inpatient care. Realizing that for many clinical scenarios the traditional sites of PICCs/Midlines were not desirable, Stephen created the Advanced Vascular Access pathway so Vascular Wellness clinicians could utilize the jugular, axillary and mid-thigh approach. He has over twenty years of experience serving as a nurse and clinical specialist at WakeMed and Bard. He holds a BA from SUNY-Buffalo and an AD in Nursing from Ellis Hospital.

When not at work, Stephen and his wife enjoy spending time in the mountains of North Carolina, hiking with their three dogs Peachy, Banjo and Moo.

“I enjoy driving our innovation initiatives. I am excited to promote the ‘right access, right time’ model, enhancing patient satisfaction and cost reduction for our client facilities.
~ Stephen Harris

Community Partner

“I have been given the opportunity to grow throughout my career at Vascular Wellness and now I thoroughly enjoy teaching new and experienced nurses the art of vascular access.”
~ Kathryn Small-Robinson

Kathryn Small-Robinson

Director of Nursing & Interim Territory Manager – SC & VA

Kathryn attended East Carolina University and Durham Tech graduating in 2012 with a degree in Nursing. Kathryn has been with Vascular Wellness since 2013 and worked her way to Director of Clinical Operations.

Kathryn enjoys traveling with her husband and daughter and is an avid Carolina Tarheels fan.

Whitney Hale

Territory Manager –
Southern, NC

Whitney started her nursing career as a Pediatric Emergency Room RN, where she honed her skills as a professional and dedicated nurse to her patients. Originally from Indiana, she graduated Sigma Cum Laud from Fayetteville State University where she studied Nursing.

 

“I truly enjoy being part of the Vascular Wellness team. There is something special about empowering nurses to challenge themselves to take on new and advanced procedures. I look forward to growing and pushing the boundaries for nurses all over the country.”
~ Whitney Hale

I enjoy the autonomy and professional growth that comes with performing vascular access procedures on a variety of patients at different facilities, in addition to being part of an incredible team. I especially enjoy precepting as it is very rewarding to help guide a clinician through the challenges and then see his or her growth, success, and independence.
~ Alvin Argel

Alvin Argel

Territory Manager –
Eastern, NC

Alvin Argel obtained his nursing degree in 1992 and has experience in the Operating Room, Intensive Care Unit, and in Long-Term Care. He provides all basic and advanced procedures and enjoys training new clinicians. He and his wife like to play with their four-legged furball in their spare time.

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Vascular Wellnesssm provides vascular access clinical nursing services at the bedside across the southeast to a diverse client base including hospitals, long term acute care centers, surgical and outpatient centers, skilled nursing facilities, and at-home care.

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