MEET OUR TEAM

Haywood Thomson, RN, DMT-A, President

Haywood is a Registered Nurse and an Advanced Diver Medic. He has 14 years of experience in the medical field with seven years treating emergency decompression illness (DCI) patients. Haywood has treated over two hundred cases of DCI. He brings a vast experience treating everything from the simplest case of joint pain to the most complicated neurological DCI.

Jason C. Sniffen, D.O., FACOI, FACP, FIDSA 

Dr. Sniffen is the Medical Director for HM Recompression Services. He is Board Certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Dr. Sniffen is the first D.O. internist in the country to receive board certification from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. He has over ten years of experience treating DCI cases.  

Mary Ann Thomson, Managing Director 

Mary Ann Thomson is one of the founders and Managing Director at HM Recompression Services. Her primary responsibilities are to keep everyone organized and on task with the ongoing and upcoming contracts.  She is also a devoted wife and Christ follower. 

Crystal DeGroot, DMT, LST

Crystal is a Diver Medic for HM Recompression Services. She has nine years of commercial diving and diver medic experience. She has vast experience running saturation diving systems. She currently holds certification as a Life Support Technician (LST) and Diver Medical Technician (DMT). She is also qualified as a Safety Director and has three years of clinical hyperbaric medicine experience. As an eight year U.S. Army Veteran, she brings a cool head to any high stress situation.

Danielle Wilhelm, BS, DMT, LST

Danielle is a Diver Medic for HM Recompression Services. She has seven years of experience in commercial diving and clinical hyperbaric medicine. She has a bachelors degree in business, holds a certification as a Life Support Technician (LST) and Diver Medical Technician (DMT). She has been the past Safety Director of a Hyperbaric Medicine Unit and has managed multiple saturation diving systems off shore on deep diving projects.