We are ARYSE
An emerging orthopedic and sports bracing provider who believes in creating revolutionary products that disrupt industry standards. Through preventing and reducing life-limiting injuries, our products will elevate your life and change the way you view bracing forever.
We believe in strategic alignment. For us, this means arranging ourselves in a way that supports the fulfillment of the company’s purpose and long-term goals.
Bryan’s relentless focus and drive make him not only an accomplished CEO but an influential visionary leader. After nearly twenty years serving and growing a nonprofit organization, he was ready for the next challenge. Bryan helped start our first company in 2011 and has since established numerous win-win business partnerships through the vertical integration of 5 start-ups. With a vision that never strays from the big picture, he has gained a reputation as a successful entrepreneur.
Owner, Brand Ambassador
As an owner of ARYSE, Shelli believes possibilities start with people and has promoted an engaged work culture throughout her career in business development. As Brand Ambassador for ARYSE, she connects like-minded people and identifies potential partnerships. Shelli also utilizes her background in strength-based coaching to align individual talent with the unique hiring needs of the ARYSE team.
Curt is a founding owner of ARYSE. After his many years as a counselor and coach, Curt entered the world of start-ups. His experience-based insight continues to advance the vision of the ARYSE team. Curt has been married to his wife, Kay, for nearly fifty years. The couple are proud parents and grandparents to their three kids and thirteen grandchildren. When he is not in the office, you can find Curt traveling to visit family or watching his grandchildren play basketball.
As an owner of ARYSE, Mike provides business solutions by contributing his background in project management, software programming, and data modeling. Mike is able to not only identify a problem and its source but to build a path to solution. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Mike has stayed local in Lincoln, Nebraska, with his wife and their two daughters. Mike enjoys time with his girls, golfing, and building their new home on the outskirts of Lincoln.
Dr. Scott Strasburger
Owner, Orthopedic Surgeon
As a Product Innovator for ARYSE, Dr. Scott Strasburger combines over eighteen years as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in sports medicine to create the revolutionary products associated with the ARYSE brand name. His surgical practice specializes in complex shoulder issues, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder instability, shoulder and knee replacements, ACL and other sports-related injuries.
Athletic Trainer, Brace Designer
Using his experience as an athletic trainer, outreach director, and athletic performance research coordinator for the University of Nebraska, Doak Ostergard brings unparalleled expertise to the ARYSE team as a product innovator. Doak served as the head football trainer and head athletic trainer for the Cornhuskers from 1998 to 2007.
As President of ARYSE, Bethany develops and implements strategic processes that move the brand’s vision forward. Bethany leads the ARYSE team by example with unrelenting determination and passion-led focus. Her high-capacity nature has been a key contributor to the early growth and success of ARYSE.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
As Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ARYSE, Alexander leads the marketing and sales team with goal-oriented focus and compelling influence. A passionate advocate for innovation, he saw transforming the current orthopedic bracing industry as an opportunity to positively impact others. Joining with leading innovators on the ARYSE team, Alexander has played a key role in redesigning bracing both aesthetically and functionally to elevate the performance of patients and athletes alike.
Vice President of Operations
As Vice President of Operations, Jade supports the vision of ARYSE through day-to-day need assessments, strategic planning, and goal-based operations management. Jade brings passion-led focus and determination to measure progress and adjust processes accordingly. Her attention to detail is appreciated as the culture and impact of ARYSE continues to grow.
Alyssa develops marketing content and establishes website design as Marketing Coordinator for ARYSE. With her creative mind and attention to detail, the brand’s visual content and upcoming appearances are easily accessible from all major media outlets. Alyssa’s ability to articulate the culture and vision of ARYSE through digital art continues to be a vital asset to the sales and marketing team.
Chief Financial Officer
A graduate of California Polytechnic University, Mike Duweling adds nearly thirty years of account management experience to the ARYSE team in his role as Chief Financial Officer. In this position, Mike uses his extensive industry knowledge to strategize and develop systems customized to the financial goals and objectives of ARYSE.