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Founded in 2005, Advanced O&P Solutions was created in order to service the orthotic and prosthetic industry on a national level. In the years since we opened, we have developed a reputation of providing our clients with a product they can rely on and WOW! their patients. Our practitioners trust that we will give them and their patients only the best custom orthoses and prostheses, as well as exceptional customer service.

  • Jim Kingsley

    Jim Kingsley

    Chief Operating Officer

    jim.kingsley@scheckandsiress.com
    630-953-7250

    Jim is responsible for the business and financial operations at AOPS. He joined AOPS in 2012 and he brings more than 25 years of experience in general management, business planning, strategy, mergers and acquisitions and sales and marketing.

    He is committed to continual improvement in all aspects of AOPS's operations with the ultimate goal of providing world class customer care and quality devices to our valued customers.

    Jim holds a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois and a MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

  • Mike Angelico

    Mike Angelico

    President

    mangelico@aopsolutions.com
    708-878-2241

    Michael has over 35 years' experience in distribution, production and logistical planning. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from DePaul University and attended Graduate School at Lewis University. Michael completed the Northwestern University Medical School Prosthetic-Orthotic Center certification for Suppliers and Manufacturers.

    Michael started his O&P Career in 2001 as Director of Operations for Scheck & Siress Central Fabrication. In 2005 he was named President of Advanced O&P Solutions, a subsidiary of Scheck & Siress, and began marketing to the entire country the services of AOPS.

    Michael currently serves as Chairman on the Advisory Board for Joliet Junior College O&P Technician Program. He regularly attends national and local seminars, conventions and assemblies to promote the products and services of Advanced O&P Solutions provides as well as promoting the need to hire qualified persons with disabilities.

  • Rafael Nunez

    Rafael Nunez

    Vice President

    rnunez@aopsolutions.com
    708-878-4569

    Rafael has over 35 years of technical and clinical experience and expertise in the O&P Industry. Rafael attended Truman College in Chicago, studying Engineering. He received the Becker Orthopedic E-Knee Certification as well as participating in Otto Bocks MyoBock Qualification Course.

    Rafael served as Technical Manager for 18 years at Alpha Orthopedica in Bogot, Columbia prior to coming to work for Scheck and Siress. Rafael served as Orthotic Technical Manager for 11 years before taking his role as Vice President of Advanced O&P Solutions. Rafael is directly responsible for all research and development for orthotics and prosthetics at Advanced O&P Solutions.

    Rafael has been instrumental in the design and fabrication of the Prosthosis, as well as many other Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices.

    He regularly attends national and local conferences for the O&P Industry.

  • Ron Bystrom

    Ron Bystrom

    Executive General Manager

    rbystrom@aopsolutions.com
    708-878-1276

    Ron has over 23 years experience as an Orthotic and Prosthetic Technician with 18 of those years serving in a Management role. He worked for six O&P Facilities in the Chicagoland area before joining Advanced O&P Solutions in 2008 as its Executive General Manager.

    Ron has trained at the Otto Bock Technical Training Course and has completed numerous courses and certifications throughout his impressive career.

    Ron is an avid Motorcyclist and developed and designed the first upper extremity prosthetic Motorcycle Apparatus to be used with an unmodified Motorcycle.

    Ron is directly responsible for Logistics and Quality Control for Advanced O&P Solutions.

  • Chris Mowrer

    Chris Mowrer

    Director of Clinical & Manufacturing Technology

    cm@aopsolutions.com
    773-678-6203

    Chris brings over 10 years of experience from the O&P field. Chris was honored with the 2011 and 2012 Outstanding Teacher of the Year award from the Rush University PM&R Residency Program. As a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and its Midwest Chapter, Chris is currently a director on the Chapters Board of Directors.

    Chris received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University and his Prosthetic and Orthotic education from Northwestern University.

  • Anthony/Jeff

    Anthony/Jeff

    Jeff - PX Dept. Manager

    jmarchert@aopsolutions.com
    773-606-9952

    Anthony Kapechuk
    PX Dept. Team Leader

    akapechuk@aopsolutions.com
    708-237-4084

    Anthony has been working in the O&P industry for over 15 years. He is trained in both orthotics and prosthetics but is currently specializing in the fabrication of custom prosthetic devices. Anthony has been with AOPS for 1 year now. In his free time, Anthony enjoys spending time with his family, riding his motorcycle, and enjoying life.

  • Jennifer Carlson

    Jennifer Carlson

    Business/Client Services Manager

    jcarlson@aopsolutions.com
    708-237-4084

    After studying Business Administration, Jennifer joined the AOPS team in 2010. She is responsible for the business, accounting and client services operations. She enjoys being able to create and maintain excellent client relationships as well as use her experience and skills to manage business operations, create marketing strategies and lead company projects.

    Jennifer enjoys learning about and being a part of the O&P industry and looks forward to growing with Advanced O&P Solutions as we work towards our every day goal of being a world class organization.

  • Jay Eichinger

    Jay Eichinger

    Procurement & Logistics manager

    jechinger@aopsolutions.com
    708-655-8203

    I started with Advanced O&P Solutions in 2009. I began working as the shipping and receiving clerk and through hard work I have been fortunate to become the Purchasing Manager. Although my length of time in the industry is not quite as expansive as many others at AOPS, I have still learned to appreciate the work we do here. I believe in what we do at AOPS and I am very fortunate to be a part of the team.

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ROMP and Advanced O&P Solutions

Here at Advanced O&P Solutions, we believe in giving back to the world around us. That's why we have partnered with ROMP. This organization is responsible for providing orthotic and prosthetic services to those who otherwise wouldn't have access to them. With their main laboratory in Guatemala, ROMP impacts lives on a global scale. Check out ROMP’s website at www.rompglobal.org.

Practitioners Trust Advanced O&P Solutions

Practitioners across the nation trust our highly skilled team. Our team is made up of certified orthotists, certified prosthetists, Cpeds and more than 45 technicians. They are here to serve you and your patients and they are trained in all aspects of the orthotics and prosthetics industry. We specialize in adult and pediatric orthotics and prosthetics. The fabricators at Advanced O&P Solutions have experience working with a wide range of fabrication, including metal, leather and exo- and endo- skeletal prosthetics.

Visit our forms page to request your custom fabricated device today.