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Aspen Laser Team

Corporate Team

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Charles Vorwaller

Owner/Chief Executive Officer

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Charles founded the company in 2014 and has since been the catalyst in helping the company achieve worldwide success. Since day one, Charles’ philosophy has been to always put the customer and patient first, which has become the heartbeat of the company. A true leader and tireless worker, Charles has spent his life advancing light and laser technologies. As an author, inventory, and visionary, Charles leads the development of the company’s complete product line and ensures every facet of the company remains FDA, MDSAP, OSHA, and ISO compliant.

A native of Colorado, Charles chose the name “Aspen Laser” because of his love of the mountains and the symbolism of reaching new heights. A passionate and living family man, Charles has been married to his wife, Kathy, for more than 40 years, and has 8 children (3 spouses) and 10 grandchildren. Charles earned his bachelors degree from Westminster College and received leadership certification from the Harvard Business School in 2020. Charles has spent nearly 40 years advancing the light and laser therapy industry.

Industry experience: 42 years | Email: charles@aspenlasers.com 

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Justin Vorwaller

Chief Operating Officer

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Justin joined the company shortly after its founding in 2014 and has played a critical role in helping the company grow in outstanding ways. Justin is highly driven and successfully leads the company in the financial, marketing, and sales departments. Born to lead, Justin makes sure each member of the company is motivated, contributes, and feels valued.

Justin earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado and an MBA from Utah State University. Justin utilizes the “sports mindset” by bringing a winning attitude, passion, and hard work to each facet of the company.

While note working, Justin enjoys traveling, attending sporting events and concerts, is an avid reader, and maintains a close relationship with his family and friends. As a new hobby, Justin enjoys competing in marathons and triathlons, and aspires to compete in an Ironman race. Justin is married to his wife, Esther, and is expecting the birth of their first baby this spring.

Industry experience: 12 years | Email: justin@aspenlasers.com 

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Ed Goeddel

Vice President of QA/QC

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Ed has been with the company since its founding in 2014. As the first hire, Ed has been an integral part of the company’s success. Ed has become an expert in quality control, shipping procedures, and production management. Additionally, his customer-first approach has helped foster a company-wide culture in doing what’s best for customers and patients.

While not working, Ed has a passion for cooking, especially barbecue, and takes pride in others enjoying his food. Ed has been married to his wife Irene for more than 35 years and has two children and one grandchild.

Industry experience: 14 years | Email: edg@aspenlasers.com 

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Chase Vorwaller

Vice President of Product Development

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Chase has been with the company since 2017 and has proven to be an invaluable member of the organization. Chase is multi-talented and wears many different hats within the company. Chase is technical by nature and his attention to detail has greatly helped our company advance our products and technology.

Chase earned a bachelor's degree from Weber State University. While at Weber State, Chase was a member of the football team and earned Academic All-American while playing. While not working, Chase enjoys spending time with family and friends, and has a great love for sports and traveling. A native of Colorado, Chase is also fluent in Spanish.


Industry experience: 8 years | Email:  chase@aspenlasers.com 

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Valerie Krossin

Vice President of Sales

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Valerie joined the company in 2018 and has since worked hard to become the top revenue generator in our company, onwards to her promotion to Vice President. Due to her sales track record and leadership acumen, Valerie is relied on greatly in both administration and sales roles.

A thoughtful, talented, and strong individual, Valerie wows customers with her knowledge, expertise, and tireless work ethic. A native of South Dakota, Valerie has 23+ year foundation in nursing and 15+ years in the Photobiomodulation (PBMT) industry.

Valerie also is proud to have served 6 years in the US Army National Guard and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. One of her proudest accomplishments was winning the “Soldier of the Year” award in North Dakota, finishing 2nd in the National rankings.

Industry experience: 19 years |  Email: valeriekrossin@aspenlasers.com 

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Anthony Fruzza

Vice President of Operations

 

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Anthony recently joined the company at the end of 2023 and brings with him more than 15 years of experience managing warehouse and overall company operations. Anthony has been key in helping other companies multiple their earnings as much as 20x. Adhering to Osha, ISO, and FDA regulations and standards, Anthony will be a key leader and making sure our companies remain compliant and run efficiently.

A native of the Bay Area, California, Anthony is an avid sports fan, playing football collegiately, and now finds enjoyment in coaching his 8-year-old son’s football team. Having served in the US Army, Anthony takes great pride in his country. Anthony also spent nearly 6 years serving in the Department of Defense and Homeland Security.

Industry experience: 1 year | Email: anthonyf@aspenlasers.com 

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Chea Briggs

Director of Logistics

 

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Chea recently joined the company at the beginning of 2024 and brings more than 15+ years experience in the logistics industry. Tasked with coordinating all deliveries & installations, Chea uses her knowledge to find the best routes, saving the company and customers time and money. A master in importation & exportation, Chea will be relied upon greatly to enter new international markets and embark on our quest to be available worldwide.

When not working, Chea enjoys spending time with her fur babies, and her husband of 10 years Steven. As a University of Utah graduate, she is also a huge fan of their football team. A native of California, Chea has resided in Utah for more than 20 years.

Industry experience: 17 years | Email: cheab@aspenlasers.com 

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Kathy Vorwaller

Director of Office Administration

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Kathy has been an integral part of the company’s growth from quite literally inception and even years prior. Having been married to Charles for more than 40 years, Kathy has understood what it takes to make sacrifices for the good of the company. Now in a vital role in accelerating the growth of the company, Kathy continues to make sacrifices and more, as she makes sure the company, especially the corporate headquarters, runs in tip-top shape.

While not working, Kathy is passionate about being involved in her family’s life, most especially her dear grandchildren. Kathy is the proud parent of 8 children (3 spouses) and 10 grandchildren. An original native of Utah, Kathy returns to her home state after being in Colorado for more than 40 years.

Industry experience: 3 years | Email: kathy@aspenlasers.com 

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Dante Strom

Sales and Marketing Manager

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Dante joined our company in 2024 and brings to our company with plenty of industry experience. A jack-of-all-trades, Dante wonderfully manages tradeshows, takes lead on marketing projects and campaigns, and successfully manages lead-to-close nurturing. Dante is organized, task-driven, and communicates both effectively and professionally. Dante will be relied upon greatly as we seek to achieve even loftier company goals.

While not working, Dante enjoys spending time with her husband and son. As a hard-working mother of one and one on the way, Dante balances her scheduling perfectly in order to maximize her performance in every aspect of life. Dante is a native of Utah.

Industry experience: 5 years | Email: dante@aspenlasers.com 

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Lucy Wise

Customer Success Manager

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Lucy joins the team with over 10 years of experience in Customer Service and 5+ years in the Wellness Industry.  Lucy is passionate, organized, dedicated, and thoughtful. This allows us to trust that each customer will be taken care of fully and with excellent care.

As a devoted mom Lucy loves spending time with her two sons when she isn't working. She also enjoys being with her family, getting outside, hiking and traveling. Lucy has a deep passion for ensuring customer satisfaction and firmly believes that each interaction is an opportunity to make a positive impact. With her reliable dedication and commitment to excellence, she continues to redefine the standards of the customer experience. 

Industry experience: 10 years | Email: lucy@aspenlasers.com 

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Anthony Vazquez

Warehouse Supervisor

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Anthony joined the company in 2022 and has worked hard to pave his way as a future leader of our company. Anthony operates with excellent attention to detail and makes sure each product meets the high standards of quality control and completes the final assembly of each unit. While Anthony may be quiet, his work ethic speaks volumes. Anthony is relied upon greatly to process each order safely and efficiently onward to final release and on to the customer.

A native of Utah, Anthony is an avid sports fan, most often cheering for the Utah Jazz and Utah Utes. Bi-lingual, Anthony is often asked to translate documents and materials in Spanish and assists the sales team in various responsibilities related to his fluency of both the English and Spanish languages. Recently, Anthony married his sweetheart, Nicole, in a private ceremony in Utah.

Industry experience: 2 years | Email: anthony@aspenlasers.com 

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Patrick Koon

Service Technician Manager

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Pat joined our company in 2022 and has been integral in growing our logistics department. Pat came to us with more than 30 years CDL experience, driving across the country and has allowed a new division within our company to take off. Our company is committed to safely delivering each of our orders in a timely manner. Managing a small fleet of 2 box trucks and 1 truck & trailer, Pat makes sure each truck has necessary compliance and registration and that all loads are transported without delay or issues.

While not working, Pat enjoys spending time with his wife Sandra, as well as spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.

Industry experience: 2 years | Email: pat@aspenlasers.com 

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Irene Goeddel

Warehouse Supervisor

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Irene joined the company in 2022 and has played a key role in our warehouse expansion and overall efficiency. First hired as a processing specialist, Irene now manages all incoming and outgoing shipments for the company. Irene is a hard worker and is eager to put in a good day’s work.

A native of upstate New York, Irene and her husband Ed, also a company employee, have been married for more than 40 years. Irene and Ed managed the warehouse operations in our very first shop in Florida. They have since relocated to Utah where they work at headquarters full-time.

Industry experience: 2 years | Email: irene@aspenlasers.com 

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Amy Pacheco

Customer Service Representative

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Amy came to our company in 2023 and has excelled in her role as receptionist and customer experience specialist. Amy is a pleasant presence in our office and is usually seen with a smile on her face. Not only is Amy a wonderful personality but is talented and organized in tackling any task given to her.

A native of Florida, Amy has lived in Utah for the past few years as she attended college at nearby Utah Valley University. While not working, Amy enjoys traveling and recently visited Fiji with her mother and sister.

Industry experience: 1 year | Email: amy@aspenlasers.com 

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CJ Nielson

Warehouse Associate

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CJ joined the company in 2023 and has quickly become a reliable and dependable employee. As this was his first job out of high school, CJ has taken his responsibilities very seriously and has gained the trust of upper management. CJ can be counted on to process, package, and fulfill shipments, while assisting in inventory management and control.

CJ is often the first to arrive at the office and rarely misses a day of work. CJ is proud to represent our company and even displays our company logo on the back window of his truck (which he recently purchased!). A native of Utah, CJ enjoys spending time outdoors. Between hunting, fishing, and off-roading, CJ gets a thrill out of local adventures.

Industry experience: 1 year | Email: cj@aspenlasers.com 

Sales Team

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Valerie Krossin

Vice President of Sales

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Valerie joined the company in 2018 and has since worked hard to become the top revenue generator in our company, onwards to her promotion to Vice President. Due to her sales track record and leadership acumen, Valerie is relied on greatly in both administration and sales roles.

A thoughtful, talented, and strong individual, Valerie wows customers with her knowledge, expertise, and tireless work ethic. A native of South Dakota, Valerie has 23+ year foundation in nursing and 15+ years in the Photobiomodulation (PBMT) industry.

Valerie also is proud to have served 6 years in the US Army National Guard and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. One of her proudest accomplishments was winning the “Soldier of the Year” award in North Dakota, finishing 2nd in the National rankings.

Industry experience: 19 years |  Email: valeriekrossin@aspenlasers.com

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Mark Murdock

Regional Sales Manager

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Mark joined the company in 2021 and has quickly become a favorite among both our company and customers. Mark has a vast range of experience leading and managing companies in the medical and wellness space and utilizes this experience to connect with clinic owners and customers alike. His sales portfolio includes clients among more than a hundred pro and college sports teams, hundreds of clinics across the US, and some of the most famous people in the world.

A former college basketball coach, Mark is passionate about helping others and seeing clinics achieve both financial and therapeutic outcomes. A native of Texas, Mark enjoys the outdoors, takes part in golf and cross fit, and loves spending time with his family of 5.

Industry experience: 17 years | Email: markmurdock@aspenlasers.com

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Jeff Gavette

Sales Representative

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Jeff recently rejoined the company after a year’s absence and brings back his nearly 20 years of service and experience in the light and laser industries. A first-class representative, Jeff is a true “road warrior”, often spending hours on the road supporting more than one thousand of his customers. At tradeshows you will find Jeff hugging and shaking hands with hundreds of friends and acquaintances he has made over two decades in the industry.

Jeff first joined our company in 2018 and was integral in transforming our sales department and hriing some of the best and most talented individuals in the industry. A former Coast Guard, Jeff loves to travel and spending time with his three children. Jeff resides in Florida.

Industry experience: 18 years | Email: jeffgavette@aspenlasers.com

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Mary Lou Payne

Sales Representative

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Mary Lou joined our company in 2023 and took off like a rocket ship, generating more revenue than any first-time rep in company history. Mary Lou is driven, down-to-earth, and confidentiality carries a delightful presence when she engages with anyone. Mary Lou had found success in the industry selling aesthetic and beauty products before joining our team to focus heavily in our wellness division. Mary Lou is a team player whose energy is contagious.

Mary Lou is a native of Texas but most recently has found a home in Arkansas. Married to her sweetheart, Tim, for 4 years now, Mary Lou finds enjoyment in the outdoors and is ultra-competitive in the gym and cross fit. Mary Lou and Tim have one son, with another son on the way.

Industry experience: 9 years | Email: marylou@aspenlasers.com

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Tom Robertson

Sales Representative

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Tom was one of the very first individuals to join our company back in 2014 and has since forged his name in our company record books. Revered in the college sports world as “Laser Tom”, Tom is a tireless worker and loves connecting with athletes, doctors, and patients alike.

Tom holds a PhD in psychology from Arkansas State University and teaches part-time at Logan University. While not working, Tom enjoys golfing and watching football. A resident now of Missouri, Tom has been married to his wife for 45 years.

Industry experience: 21 years | Email: tjrobertson1414@gmail.com

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Tim Wakefield

Sales Representative

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Tim joined our company in 2023 as a sales representative, after spending more than 30 years as a practicing Chiropractor. As a DC, Tim brings a unique skill set to our company in that he has operated on the “other side”. This perspective gives new customers confidence that implementing laser and light therapy into their practice is not only a good thing for their patients but great for their bottom line.

A native of Wisconsin, Tim and his wife, Lore, recently relocated to South Carolina while they being their next phase of life. An extremely hard worker and affable presenter, Tim is enjoying this next chapter of his career, right along side his wife, Lore.

Industry experience: 30 years | Email: timwakefield@aspenlasers.com

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Lore Wakefield

Sales Representative

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Like her husband, Lore joined our company in 2023 and quickly became our “dynamic duo”, bringing to customers a fresh perspective on managing clinics and finding success in therapeutic outcomes. Also a Doctor of Chiropractic, Lore had been practicing for more than 20 years before joining our company as a sales representative.

Lore has been married to her husband, Tim, for more than 20 years and enjoys spending time with their two sons and grandchildren.

Industry experience: 20 years | Email: lorewakefield@aspenlasers.com

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Robert McKinley

Sales Representative

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Robert has been an ally of our company for many years and officially joined our company as a sales representative in 2023. Robert has experience both in owning & managing his own clinic and selling products and technology to existing clinics. Robert’s unique experiences brings a fresh perspective to new client across the country. Robert has become an expert in pain management modalities and integrating many modalities together to achieve the best outcomes.

A native of New York, Robert recently relocated to Florida where he manages his own clinic, in addition to product sales. Robert is married with 3 adult children who he loves to spend time with.

Industry experience: 12 years | Email: robertmckinley@aspenlasers.com

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