Dean graduated #1 in Economics and in the top 1% of his class from the U.S. Naval Academy. After spending five years as a Supply Corp Officer in the Navy, Dean founded IMS with a former classmate, Dan Keto. Under their leadership IMS was awarded as one of Washington State’s fastest growing companies in 2007. Dean is recognized as a leading expert in designing effective business intelligence applications for labor intensive operations. In 2002 he graduated from the Owner/President Management Program (OPM) at the Harvard Business School. In addition to his professional and academic successes, Dean was also a National Motorcycle Champion and a nationally ranked rower.
A Distinguished Graduate in Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy and Graduate of Harvard Business School, Dan spent his naval career working for the National Security Agency as a Russian linguist and Cryptologic Officer. Dan co-founded Easy Metrics Inc. in 2012 where he serves as President and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Easy Metrics, Dan was the co-founder of Integrated Management Systems, a distribution outsourcing company. Dan has extensive experience in business process and information systems development. He is a published author and guest lectures at the University of Washington Evans School on Performance Management and Strategic Knowledge Management.
Dave brings over 25 years’ experience in supply chain technology implementations and operations management. For much of his career, Dave has focused on the design and implementation of labor management and analytics solutions and he leverages that experience to lead Easy Metric’s implementation, customer success and support organizations. Prior to joining Easy Metrics, Dave worked for enVista Corporation as a Sr. Director in the Supply Chain Solutions group. He has also spent many years working in the software industry with tenures at both RedPrairie (now JDA) and HighJump software. Dave worked for Best Buy where he led a 14-site implementation of RedPrairie’s Warehouse Management System (WMS). Following that implementation, he took on the role of general manager of one of Best Buy’s delivery distribution centers. Dave holds an Industrial Engineering degree from North Dakota State University, and has his MBA from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Jessica has over 18 years of experience working in both retail and high-tech sales and management environments. Prior to joining Easy Metrics in 2011, she spent over 10 years running retail Rent To Own businesses in major metropolitan regions around the US. Working in both the B2C and the B2B spaces has allowed her to understand not only the sales and marketing aspect to serving her clients, but the operations side as well. In addition to her success with sales teams, she is a licenced foster parent and works with at risk youth in her community.
Biscuit is the company’s Chief of Security and Morale Officer. He graduated with Honors from Petco’s dog training program and is a certified canine good citizen and therapy dog. Biscuit has a lifetime of experience of making people smile and barking at unscrupulous characters. Hobbies include chasing squirrels and watering every tree he sees.