Our team.



AkkeNeel Talsma

PhD, RN, FAAN – Founder / CEO 

20 years of clinical performance improvement expertise 
and noted international speaker on quality/safety


Cathy Kleiner

PhD, RN, CNS – Co-Founder / Head of Clinical Quality 

20 years of experience as an OR nurse and as a leader in program/product development and quality improvement


Melissa Bathish

PhD, RN, PNP – Co-Founder / Head of Learning and Development 

10 years of experience in clinical education and research; advanced 
practice registered nurse and research specialist