Staffing changes enhance patient experiences and improve process efficiencies.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — American Vein & Vascular Institute recently promoted five employees and hired two employees to roles representing human resources, clinic functions, business management and patient care centers. The following employees were awarded promotions:

  • Cyndie Gelroth, promoted to director of revenue cycle from her previous position of clinic manager;
  • Angie Higgs, promoted to director of compliance from her previous position of practice director;
  • Brittany Kristan, promoted to vice president of business services from her previous position of director of business services;
  • Beth Mizer, promoted to human resources coordinator from her previous position of administrative assistant; and
  • Ed Priem, promoted to vice president of finance from his previous position of director of finance.

Also, the company welcomed Caitlin Casner and Megan Ziegler as scheduling specialists/benefits coordinators and Alice Castro as front desk receptionist.

 “I’m proud to announce these staffing changes. They are the result of our team’s high performance and laser focus on mission, vision and values. The new responsibilities in these roles will lead to enhanced patient experiences and business process efficiencies,” said Erin Gibbs, cofounder and CEO of American Vein & Vascular Institute. “I’m also excited for Caitlin and Megan to bring their skills and talent to the American Vein team, and share their expertise and enthusiasm with our patients.”

American Vein & Vascular Institute is an award-winning network of vein and arterial diagnosis and treatment centers. For further information about American Vein’s staff, locations and services, call 844-263-5437 or visit

About American Vein & Vascular Institute

American Vein & Vascular Institute, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a world-class, award-winning network of vein and arterial diagnosis and treatment centers co-founded in 2009 by Dr. Gordon Gibbs, MD and Erin Gibbs. American Vein was recently granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vascular Testing. What was the first family owned and operated clinic in Pueblo, Colo., has since expanded to eight clinics across Colorado and Texas. Along the way, American Vein has earned industry accolades and a reputation for providing state-of-the-art technology and unmatched expertise while “delivering patient care and energy… to and from the heart.”


American Vein & Vascular Institute believes that good health and well-being are vital to a life well lived, and that the journey to reach a goal is just as important as the outcome. The company prides itself on providing exceptional healthcare and customer service to vein and vascular patients. Available services include diagnostic vein and health consultations, vein disease treatments, cosmetic treatments for varicose veins and spider veins, Botox beauty treatment packages, compression wear custom fittings at an onsite retail center, and peripheral arterial disease treatments.