Sechrist Hyperbaric Service Team

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DonAdams

DON ADAMS - Tampa, FL

Some facts about me…

  • I have worked in Hyperbarics for over 38 years.
  • Began my Naval career as a Deep Sea Diving Independent Corpsman.
  • I have lived in Tampa for 11 years.
  • I like to fish and work out at the gym on my time off.
  • The best part of traveling is meeting different people all the time and seeing different parts of the country.
  • I am a history buff so traveling to Gettysburg ,Vicksburg , Savannah, Charleston and several other historic sites is interesting especially since I got to dive on the USS Monitor in my Naval career.
  • I believe my world travels have enhanced my horizons and opened my mind to make me more open minded and culturally aware of other people’s perspectives and world views.  

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JeffAllerheilgen

JEFF ALLERHEILGEN - Baton Rouge, LA

Some facts about me…

  • I have worked in HBO for 16 years, both in commercial diving and wound care.
  • Commercial Diving led me directly to wound care hyperbarics.
  • I have lived in Kansas, California, Louisiana, Japan, and Florida.

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LOU BECOVITZ - Ranch Santa Margarita, CA

Some facts about me…

  • I have worked in Field Service on Medical equipment for thirty years.  Eight years have been with hyperbaric equipment.
  • I was born and grew up in Bloomington, IN.
  • I have one son in Las Vegas, NV and one daughter in Anaheim Hills, CA.
  • I have been in Southern California for 17 years.
  • I enjoy the travel and working on-site with our customers.
  • In my spare time I cycle, hike and enjoy the beach.

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MattColeman

MATT COLEMAN - Oklahoma City, OK

Some facts about me…

  • I have worked in the field of hyperbaric medicine for 18 years, including 15 years as a CHT and 7 years as a Safety Director.
  • I began my career with ATMO, where I worked part-time while attending college at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
  • I grew up in San Antonio, but now live in Oklahoma City with my wife and two stepsons.

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FaustoGarcia

FAUSTO GRACIA - Eagle Pass, TX

Some facts about me…

  • I have been in hyperbaric medicine since 1996.
  • I started out as a Program Director for two different management companies and a hospital run program.
  • I was a Safety & Technical Director for Integrated Wound Care Services/Wound Care Group.
  • When I travel, I can’t wait to get on the road to my accounts come Monday. I can’t wait to go home Friday!

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SamSaur

SAM SAUR - Raleigh, NC

Some facts about me…

  • I began my career as a Commercial Diver in the Gulf of Mexico in 1987.  During that time I worked with many decompression and saturation chambers as a technician and a diver. 
  • In 1992, my career in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy started as a chamber operator with a 24 person multi-place chamber.  During that time, I was involved with daily oxygen treatments and multiple research projects.
  • Advancing my career, I worked as a Safety Director and Program Director setting up and growing multiple wound healing centers that integrated hyperbaric chambers.
  • I enjoy working with my hands building and repurposing furniture. I have designed and built several houses from large family homes to tiny houses. 
  • My most resent project was a Tiny House on Wheels which can be seen on HGTV.
  • In my free time, I enjoy being outside camping, hiking, and mountain biking with my family. 
  • I have traveled to many countries and lived in many different locations.  I appreciate the diverse geography and discovering new places during my travels. 

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RayFermin

RAY FERMIN - Austin, TX

Some facts about me…

  • What brought me to Sechrist Industries was that I was in the process of transitioning back into civilian world and back to running MED ONE Hawaii, but I had a call from Sechrist, and here I am!
  • Whenever I’m home, I dedicate my time with my wife and kids and of course, honey-do list.
  • The best part of travelling throughout the US is hearing stories from people on how they came to the US or how they moved from state to state. Hearing history and point of interest in current locations.
  • I have two children; Gabriel, 18, who will be sophomore in college and Isabella, 7, who will be 2nd grade this coming school year.
  • The most unique place I have ever traveled for Sechrist Industries is American Samoa.
  • In my free time, I ride motorcycles and compete in basketball tournaments.

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ScottMcKinney

SCOTT MCKINNEY - Merrillville, IN

Some facts about me…

  • I’ve worked in Hyperbarics since 1992.
  • I was in the Air Force as an Aerospace Physiology Specialist, which led me to a career in Hyperbarics.
  • I am originally from South Bend, IN and now live in Merrillville, IN where I’ve been there for 11 years.
  • During my time off, I enjoy spending time with family, friends and enjoying live music.
  • Not sure if there is a best part of traveling, but I’ve had the opportunity to meet some really good people and establish lasting friendships.

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DanielJordan

DANIEL JORDAN - Anaheim, CA

Some facts about me…

  • My diving obsession started when I was 12 years old as I have been an active Scuba Instructor for over 18 years.
  • I have worked in the field of Wound Care and Hyperbarics for ten years.
  • Currently, I am a CHT, DMT and NREMT 2008.
  • I have made Southern California my home for 36 years.
  • I have an obsession for food from different cultures.
  • I love to travel and dive every chance that I can get.
  • In my free time, I love being outdoors and seeing what the world has to offer from, both a historical perspective, and that of different cultures.

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CarlTheobald

CARL THEOBALD - Mooreville, NC

Some facts about me…

  • I have worked in Hyperbarics since 1990.  If you count previous ten years working on and operating commercial deep diving systems offshore, then since 1980.
  • I have also been an avid scuba diver since 1965 (my Father started me young!)  After leaving offshore, I wanted to continue in everything Hyperbaric and went into manufacturing.
  • In my free time, I enjoy hiking, mountain biking and kayaking on the lake.
  • The best part of traveling around the country is seeing the country side on the way to the job.
  • I have one daughter Laura who is a Veterinarian. 
  • I recently had my first grandchild, Christopher.
  • The most interesting place I have traveled is Bali Indonesia.

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ScottEllis

SCOTT ELLIS - Richmond, VA

Some facts about me…

  • I have worked in Hyperbarics for four years.

  • I have spent a combined 22 yrs as a Fire Service Instructor, a firefighter, a Paramedic, a rescue diver/swimmer and I have taught various special rescue classes.
  • I currently reside and am from Richmond, va, but I spent most of my adult life in the South Eastern Connecticut.
  • My hobbies include boating, SCUBA diving, swimming, fishing, camping, and pretty much anything that has to do with the outdoors.
  • Family is very important to me.
  • I enjoy Sci-Fi Movies; including The Justice League, The Avengers, and the not-so-well rated movie called Valerian & The City of a Thousand Planets (give the movie a second chance).