About the WWAST: Board of Directors
Since the formation of Knight Point Systems, Bob Eisiminger has served as the CEO and President, responsible for all company operations and setting KPS strategic direction.
Mr. Eisiminger knows that the success of KPS is due to the individuals that serve the customers on the front lines and to that point he has a strong focus on a building and maintaining a company culture that allows individuals the ability to perform their best in service of the customer.
With over 25 years of professional experience, Mr. Eisiminger has held a variety of positions in numerous industries.
Prior to forming KPS, Mr. Eisiminger; was in the healthcare industry in various sales management and leadership development positions where he earned top sales honors. Bob is a member of the American Legion and the Disabled American Veterans.
He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball TeamT. He earned his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1988 and served as an Air Defense Artillery Officer.
Mr. Eisiminger is a retired United States Army Officer and decorated combat veteran. He joined Regenesis Biomedical, Inc. (www.regenesisbio.com) in 2006 after a short tenure with GlaxoSmithKline, initially serving as Clinical Support and Territory Manager, then Northwest Regional Sales Director and Vice President of Sales.
Mr. Eisiminger is a retired United States Army Officer and decorated combat veteran. He is currently the Vice President of Sales for Regenesis Biomedical, a Scottsdale based medical device company dedicated to improving human welfare through the research, design, manufacture, and sale of energy-based medical products and services that alleviate pain, restore health, and improve quality of life. Tom held numerous leadership positions in the Army from platoon to battalion command. He managed the largest geographically dispersed Army Recruiting Battalion responsible for operations in SW Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Hawaii, Korea, Japan, Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, and the Freely Associated States of the Republic of the Marshall Island, Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia. He twice earned awards as top recruiting unit in the Army. He also served on the Joint Staff in the Pentagon where he participated in developing strategies related to the Balkans. He served with the 3rd Infantry Division, 3rd Armored Division, and the 197th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized)(Separate). He earned his B.S. from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, his M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and his M.B.A. from Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon. Tom is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, and the Disabled American Veterans. He is a veteran’s advocate and serves on the Board of Advisors and acts as Chairman of the Southwest Region AdvaMed Veterans Program (MVP) where he mentors transitioning veterans interested in joining the medical technology industry. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for Horse Rhythm Foundation, a nonprofit organization designed to offer specialized services for veterans, first responders and their families suffering with mental health disorders (PTSD) and physical disabilities (traumatic brain injuries, amputations, etc.) due to combat or public safety tragedies.
Nick Kuzemka, a retired Air Force Colonel, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. While spending 27 years in the Air Force, he earned an MSIE from Georgia Tech, a JD from GWU (night school) and was an Industrial College of the Armed Forces grad.
His assignments and leadership positions spanned the engineering, business, contracting, legal, and program management (PM) areas with his final assignment as the Director of Acquisition for the DODs Strategic Defense Initiative.
His follow on career with Lockheed Martin Corporation included the task of leading the establishment of the PM function across the Corporations four Business Areas and more than 4000 programs while being the Corporations Vice President of Program Management.
Nick is a member of the Virginia Bar, his Church Council, and the WWAST Board. He has served as a member of the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors, the PM Institute Global Corporate Board, The Los Angeles Area West Point AOG Board, and the Chairmen of the Braddock Road (Va.) Youth Club Elite Soccer Program. Nick and his wife Carole are from Donora, Pa. and have four children and fourteen grandchildren.
Sgt (Retired) Chris Hutton was born in 1975 and is from Grand Forks, NorthDakota. He enlisted in the North Dakota Army National Guard in 1993. He was called to active duty Once for Operation Noble Eagle, twice for Operation Iraqi Freedom, three times for state activations (flood operations).
Josh Wege, retired Lance Corporal in the United States Marines Corps, currently plays for the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. On his first tour of duty in Afghanistan, his vehicle struck a two hundred pound improvised explosive device which resulted in the amputations of both his legs below the knees.
Josh is an active voice in his community and speaks frequently about his own comeback story, as well as, the mission of the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team.
He is a member of the Board of Directors and acts as a voice for his fellow players.
Josh resides in Estero, FL where he attends school full-time with aspirations of becoming a Certified Prosthetist.
Jack Jones brings in-depth softball experience to the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Board of Directors. He has participated in ASA softball for 43 years in Indiana, South Dakota and North Dakota. He has played, managed and sponsored teams that have won 26 North Dakota ASA State Championships and 6 ASA National Championships.
With the Mandan, ND Softball Association he served as the League Vice President, League Commissioner, and League Representative to the State Association. In addition he was involved in planning and development of Mandan’s new softball complex in 1998-2000.
For the North Dakota ASA he was a member of the NDASA Classification Committee, Slow Pitch Taskforce, Master Committee, and Executive Committee. He currently is the ASA Assistant State Commissioner and North Dakota at Large Player Representative to the ASA National Council.
Jack is a member of the McQuade Charity Tournament Board of Directors and Co- Tournament Director of the tournament from 2007 to the present. The McQuade Tournament is ASA’s largest event with over 450 teams participating each year with the 2015 being their 40th annual event which raised over $100,000 for local charities.
Jack was inducted into North Dakota Softball Hall of Fame in 2010. He is on the ASA National Council and is a member of the ASA National Player Rep , Slow Pitch Taskforce, and Masters/Seniors Committees.
Jack and his wife Cheryl own and operate Dakota Dust-tex Inc. , a linen supply/entry mat rental service. They have 5 adult children and 6 grand children. Jack and Cheryl reside in Mandan ND from May-October and in Cape Coral FL from November – April.
Corporal (Retired) Saul Bosquez was born in 1985, and is from Adrian, Michigan. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2006, deployed to Baghdad in 2007 as a 13F, forward observer. About 6 months into his first deployment, his vehicle was hit by an IED.
The injuries he sustained resulted in his left leg below the knee and right big toe and second toe being amputated. Corporal (Retired) Saul Bosquez has been awarded a Purple Heart, 2 Army Commendation Medals, and a Combat Action Badge. He currently resides in Manchester, New Hampshire where he is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Business and Sports Management.
Emeritus Board Members
With over 100 TV Commercials and countless print ads under his belt, Ricky Schroder made his Hollywood debut at eight years old as the emotionally tortured son of a washed-up boxer in the 1979 remake of the drama The Champ.
The performance earned him a Golden Globe® for “New Star of the Year” and launched the beginning of his successful career.
Today, his credits consist of over 50 movies including, Crimson Tide, Pool Hall Junkies, Black Cloud, Across the Tracks, The Lost Battalion, Blood Done Sign My Name and Lonesome Dove, the Western co-starring Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Angelica Houston and Diane Lane and garnered seven Emmys®, a Peabody® and two Golden Globes®.
It also includes 250 episodes of TV series such as Silver Spoons, NYPD Blue, Scrubs, Strong Medicine, 24, and To the Mat.
More recently in his career, Schroder added the title of writer, director and producer to his name, with his first film Black Cloud in 2004, an award-winning music video for Brad Paisley in 2006 and the projects Hellhounds, Starting Strong and Our Wild Hearts, which was purchased by the Hallmark Movie Channel.
His production company “Ricky Schroder Productions”(RSP) focuses on projects that stand the test of time. He has also become a trusted production partner for the US Army. His newest project, The Fighting Season will debut in Summer 2015.Much like his projects through RSP, Schroder has ‘stood the test of time,’ reinventing himself numerous times throughout his career and garnering various awards and nominations including a Golden Globe, Director of the Year, Best Actor, SAG Award Emmy Award and many more. With his enthusiasm and work ethic, Schroder has many more roles and projects yet to explore.