THE ARPWAVE TEAM:
Developer of ARP Wave and ARP Protocols:
Denis is an Exercise Physiologist by education. He has over 25 years experience working with athletes and non athletes of all types specializing in injuries associated with competing from all sports. Over the last 25 years he has studied & experimented with Bio Electric techniques from all over the world for injury recovery. prevention of injury and increasing performance. After successfully accelerating recovery times for thousands of clients from all types of injuries, creating techniques to reduce injuries and improving performance he has developed a unique new methodology called Accelerated Recovery Performance Protocols.
President/GM with ARPwave is a proven “C” level Executive with over 37 years of diverse business experience. He has had P&L responsibility at 3 major communication and recurring revenue related companies, among others, with a strong record of improving profitability, operating efficiency and customer service by increasing market share, enhancing the sales/marketing process, creating a customer driven operating philosophy and raising employee productivity, satisfaction and commitment.
Holmes has proven operations, strategic planning and sales/marketing skills with a strong bias for action. He has worked extensively in highly competitive market segments with low operating margins and demonstrated a unique ability to develop and grow companies at every phase (i.e. start-up, early stage, emerging, mature, reinventing, etc.) of their evolution. His ability to develop unique operating structures, help companies scale their operation, place key leadership talent and form strategic collaborations have also played a key role in the growth and success of the companies with which he has worked over the course of his career.
Mr. Holmes has also worked extensively in the community where he served as Chairman of the Board of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Chairman of the Super Bowl 42 Bid Committee and Chairman of the 2002 United Way Campaign. In 2004 Holmes was recognized for Outstanding Service to the Community by GPEC and in 2005 he was recognized by the Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau with its Visitor Industry Champion Award and was selected by the Business Journal as one of the Top Executives in the Valley of the Sun over the last 25 years. Holmes has a BA Degree from Texas Tech University.
Frank Jay Schroeder
Developer of Ultra Fit and EvoSport:
Jay Schroeder has been involved for 25 years, in the design, implementation, and evaluation of training plans for individuals from the ages of 4 through 84. He has studied the great training systems of the world, not to find the successes but to establish the point at which they failed. He then put together his system of training to overcome these points of failure. He has traveled to Eastern bloc countries and developed working relationships with some of the most knowledgeable in the field. He has designed unique protocols for use with the ARP as well as the typical equipment in the gym setting, as they relate to rehab strength, injury prevention and elite athletic mastery.
ARP Manufacturing Inventor of ARP Technology:
Gary Thomas has over thirty five years of experience in the medical field. He holds a degree from Purdue University in Pharmical Sciences. During the past twenty two years he became an expert in medical electronics, inventing and developing what was to become the ARP Trainer. With a fundamental grounding in physiology, chemistry and electronics, Mr. Thomas was in a unique position to concentrate on the physiology and dynamics of electromagnetic stimulation and the resultant chemical reactions in the human body. During the development of ARP electronics Mr. Thomas built on and extended the pioneering work of Dr. Yakov Kots, a Russian neurophysiologist. Later research showed a close link to the fundamental work of Dr. Bjorn Nordenstrom, a Swedish radiologist. Using electro-myograms and uniquely direct-coupled electronic circuits, Mr. Thomas discovered how to generate truly bio-compatible signals for electromagnetic stimulation to alleviate a broad spectrum of human ailments.
ARP Manufacturing GM:
Don has more than 25 years of advertising and marketing management experience. Initially, he managed Creative Teams for advertising agencies in the Detroit area with Business-to-Business industrial clients. Subsequently, he focused on consumer advertising and marketing with an advertising, point-of-purchase, and promotional company headquartered in Chicago. Don was Creative Director for a number of multi-million dollar clients such as Mars, Inc., Kraft Foods, Inc., Sega of America, and the Hershey Company. Don’s diverse experience includes the educational arena where he was a college level adjunct instructor teaching Advertising. Don joined Gary Thomas and his company in 1999 where he headed operations and management of the company. In 2007, Denis Thompson and Gary Thomas joining forces forming ARPwave, LLC. Don’s role was expanded to include being personally involved in the industrial design aspects of the current ARP unit and its future incarnations as well as additional product lines to come. Don currently holds the General Manager position for ARP Manufacturing. LLC, the manufacturing arm of the ARPwave Technology.
Sports Marketing Specialist:
Sporting Goods and Athletic Marketing. Mike has served as a sales, marketing and promotional executive for numerous sporting goods companies, including Adidas, Champion Sportswear and the Rossignol Ski Company. Mike has over 25 years of sports marketing experience.
MD Medical Consultant:
Orthopedic Surgeon – President Orthopedic Associates of Hawaii, LLC Team Physician and Head Orthopedic Consultant – University of Hawaii Athletics Clinical Professor – University of Hawaii School of Medicine Dr. Darryl Kan is a graduate of the world renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California where he served as assistant team physician for the Los Angles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Kings, California Angels, University of Southern California and Loyola Marymount University Athletics. Since 1994, Dr. Kan has served as team physician and head orthopedic consultant for the University of Hawaii Athletics. During that time, Dr. Kan was also appointed as a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Hawaii School of Medicine. He is also President of Orthopedic Associates of Hawaii, the largest single specialty group in the state of Hawaii. Dr. Kan graduated from the University of Southern California School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency at the Los Angeles County – University of Southern California Medical Center. While in medical school, he played professional football as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers. He is the first player of full Chinese descent to sign a contract in the National Football League. Dr. Kan is a member of the NFL Retired Players Association.