Our company

Our Mission Statement

To make far infrared technology accessible to everyone, everywhere,
through innovation and education, and by applying its benefits, enhanced by
wholesome products, to the human body.

The FIT Bodywrap Team

Faraje Kharsa

Founder

A seasoned entrepreneur, Faraje has founded and operated companies in a variety of industries. In 2001, he founded a very successful chain of tanning and spa services salons which he subsequently began franchising throughout California. Faraje is also an accomplished real estate investor. He has an accounting degree from Northern Illinois University and received a CPA from the University of Illinois.

Jennifer Gundert

Operations

Jennifer joins the FIT Bodywrap team with a strong manufacturing background including financial planning, project management and process development. Jennifer is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring of operational, financial and reporting systems. Jennifer received her BA in English from San Diego State University.

Annie Nygard

Training & Marketing Coordinator

Annie joins the FIT Bodywrap team with an entrepreneurial background, and brings over ten years of small business marketing experience. Annie is responsible for welcoming new FIT Bodywrap partners with hands-on training, menu-building, and providing ongoing marketing guidance. She is also responsible for all marketing efforts for FIT Bodywrap.

Michel Mikse

Founder

Michel is a trained engineer who also owns and operates a chain of tanning and spa services salons in southern California. Michel drives product development for FIT Bodywrap and is responsible for many of the innovative products and designs that are the foundation of FIT Bodywrap’s success. As a salon owner, Michel works with real clients every day, providing him with a unique understanding of the FIT Bodywrap client experience. He has a BS in computer engineering and a Masters Degree in Electrical and Electronics engineering from San Diego State University.

Cody Hundley

IT & Repair Tech

Cody joins the FIT team with extensive background in managing IT services for small businesses, including preventative maintenance, and disaster recovery and repairs. Cody is responsible providing assistance with product development and ensuring high quality system operation which will continue to strengthen FIT Bodywrap’s positon as the leader in infrared wellness technology.

Jessica Van Ruiten

Customer Success Specialist

Jessica joins the FIT Bodywrap team with an strong customer service background, with a specialty in fitness. Jessica is the main point of contact for FIT Partners, providing assistance with any questions or concerns our partners may have, including scheduling training and placing orders for supplies.

The FIT Bodywrap Story

2006
FIT Bodywrap is born
Developed by tanning salon owners, Faraje Kharsa and Michel Mikse.
2006
2007
FIT Bodywrap is placed into the owners' tanning salons for research and development
2007
2008
The first FIT Bodywrap system is sold
1st
2008
2008
FIT Bodywrap introduces FIT Booster and FIT Coats
2008
2010
Over 100 FIT Bodywrap systems sold!
100
2010
2012
FIT Bodywrap is awarded the Smart Tan Industry Achievement Award
2012
2013
FIT Bodywrap names leading infrared expert, Dr. Aaron Flickstein, Clinical Director
2013
2014
Over 700 FIT Bodywrap systems sold
700
2014
2017
FIT Bodywrap introduces the FIT Radiance Complex daily moisturizer
2017
2018
FIT Bodywrap introduces the FIT Rx Professional line of custom-blended back bar products.
2018