Charles "Bucky" Oliver elected Chairman of the Board of CONFIDANT

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2008) -- The Board of Directors of CONFIDANT, a leading developer of mobile communication solutions for chronic disease management, has elected Charles "Bucky" Oliver Chairman.

Bucky joins CONFIDANT as Chairman assuming the responsibilities of John Ames who tragically passed away on December 31, 2007. Bucky and John have been significant investors in CONFIDANT through the investment partnership Winsome LLC. It is Bucky’s intent to lead CONFIDANT consistent with John’s vision and to continue to support the legacy in which John played a major role.


CONFIDANT is the leading provider of mobile phone-based solutions for improved management of chronic diseases. CONFIDANT’s solutions are built on a flexible technology platform that is being applied to a variety of chronic diseases. Initially targeting diabetes and obesity, applications for asthma and addiction management are currently under development. CONFIDANT empowers patients to help themselves and informs caregivers to better help their patients, resulting in more effective care and reduced costs. CONFIDANT is based in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. For more information, please visit


Kelly Hubbard
Largemouth Communications (for CONFIDANT)
(919) 459-6453


Thomas Wall
Vice President for Business Development and Marketing
(919) 806-4334