Vice President and General Manager
Dean is a member of our Leadership Team and also Vice President and General Manager. Dean has an extensive 22+ year tenure with Central McGowan.
Dean is a local resident of Central Minnesota and a graduate of St. Cloud Technical High School, Dean enlisted in full-time active Army and was stationed at Fort Carson in Colorado working with M1A1 tanks.
Dean has held just about every position at Central McGowan from one time to another which is why he is such an integral part of Central McGowan and our leadership team. Dean was originally hired as a route sales driver and has held positions as diverse as BevCarb sales and installation and working in our shipping and receiving department. His knowledge of the industry and our company has significantly added to the growth and direction of Central McGowan.
Dean is an active board member of CMMA (Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association) as well as serves on several industry advisory councils. He regularly attends and is an active member in AIWD (Association of Independent Welding Distributors), GAWDA (Gas and Welding Distributors Association), and AWS (American Welding Society).