Dean S. Tsengas earned his BS Industrial Engineering Degree from the University of Toledo, in Toledo, Ohio and has completed several graduate level courses in marketing and organizational behavior at Cleveland State University. He has attended numerous business and technical seminars such as Strategic Long Range Business Planning, Dale Carnegie, Taguchi Techniques, MRPII, ISO 9000, Bazic 8 Training, etc. From 1986-1994, Dean was employed by Taylor Molding Systems, Inc. and Dowty Silcofab USA, Inc. (custom molding of precision elastomeric products) and Arrow International (gaming products) in various positions including Quality Assurance Manager, Industrial/Plant Engineer, Manager of Application Engineering and Customer Support Specialist. Since 1994, as Vice President of OurPet's Company, he has played a key role in the launch of the pet-products venture and has held various engineering, marketing, and operational responsibilities. Under his managerial guidance, OurPet’s has developed extensive supply chain management, warehouse and QA capabilities. Dean is active in several professional and technical organizations.