The Leadership of Backpack Safety America
Dr. Marvin Arnsdorff is a board-certified chiropractor who has served in private practice in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina since 1986. As a Doctor of Chiropractic, the emphasis of his work has been focused on difficult disorders of the back and neck, scoliosis, spinal disc rehabilitation and the biomechanics of the spine and skeletal system.
A certified injury prevention specialist in both soft and hard industry, Dr. Arnsdorff has consulted and lectured extensively in various industries for the last nine years. He has client organizations large and small concerned with repetitive stress injuries and other workplace health issues.
Dr. Arnsdorff is co-founder and president of Body Mechanics, Inc. and co-creator of Backpack Safety America™, an educational program, which promotes children’s health by helping children pack, lift and carry their backpacks without injuring themselves. Along with a partner, he also created the character of Pete the Posture Parrot™, the "spokesparrot" of children’s spinal health for the new millennium.
A native of Atlanta, Dr. Arnsdorff attended West Georgia College under the premedical program. He earned his Doctorate at Life Chiropractic College in his hometown in 1986. His professional memberships include The American Chiropractic Association, The South Carolina Chiropractic Association, the South Carolina Council on Sports and Fitness, the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research and the International Chiropractic Association. Dr. Arnsdorff was also honored nationally as the 1999 Chiropractor of the year.
Dr. Arnsdorff resides with his wife, Wendy, and their daughter Taylor in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
With nearly 30 years of marketing and business experience, John Carroll applies a wealth of knowledge and ideas to client challenges. His work in organizational development spans a wide range of industries and covers many phases of those businesses.
John is president of Unlimited Performance, a Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, firm specializing in organizational and individual performance improvement. The firm’s clients include Pfizer, Verizon Wireless, Delta Faucet, Hyundai and Marriott. John has trained hundreds of sales professionals and facilitated strategic planning, annual retreats and leadership development for dozens of organizations, large and small, business and charitable.
An accomplished, informative and engaging speaker, John has spoken nationally and internationally on several topics. His approaches have attracted coverage around the world, including Chief Executive China magazine. His book Sales Illustrated: 68 Sales Lessons from Everyday Life is available in three languages.
John has earned recognition for both Facilitation Excellence and Sales Excellence by Brian Tracy International, a worldwide network of business consultants, speakers and training professionals. He is an national award-winning columnist and a charter member of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting, which has conferred on him rare board recognition for his work with emerging growth companies.
He is the first lay person to serve on the Clergy Personnel Advisory Board for the Catholic Diocese of Charleston. He has also served as Board President of the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center in Charleston as well as the Mount Pleasant Business and Professional Association. He lives in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina with his wife Lori and their daughters Erynn and Jodye.