Mr. Heise leads the activities of MemorialCare Innovation Fund. Over the past 27+ years, Mr. Heise has accumulated a broad range and scope of healthcare experience within both the non-profit and for-profit arenas. His accomplishments include business development and operating experience in entrepreneurial companies, physician organizations, community hospitals and academic medical centers. Mr. Heise’s experience also includes participation on the Board of Directors for several privately held, venture capital-funded companies including Accenx Technologies, Ascender Software, Aventura, Care Team Connect, Health Care Dataworks, MD Insider, PerfectServe, Phynd, Prescient Surgical, Radianse, Silversheet, ThromboVision and Wellist. In addition, Mr. Heise has held Board Observer rights with Advance Practice Strategies, ForHealth Technologies, Gauss Surgical, Hyp3r, Ivantis, MedVentive, MindFrame and Skylight Healthcare Systems. Mr. Heise holds a Master’s in Healthcare Services Administration from the University of Michigan, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Grinnell College.