July's Innovative Expert of the Month

June 20, 2019 Outdoor GreatRoom Company

Innovative Expert of the Month Employee Spotlight Dean Albers, Warehouse Manager and Shipping for The Outdoor GreatRoom Company, outdoor living manufacturer in Minnesota

Dean Albers, Warehouse Manager/Shipping

Number of Years at The Outdoor GreatRoom Company‚Ñ¢ (OGC): I have been a part of the OGC family for 5-1/2 years.

What is your overall experience/background?

I spent 36 years with the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office - 4 years as a Jailer/Dispatcher, 4 years as a Patrol Deputy, 4 years as a Detective, 12 years as Chief Deputy, and 12 years as Sheriff. I attended the National FBI Academy as well as the School of Police Staff and Command (Northwestern), and University of Chicago.

Memorable Moment at OGC?

One of the most memorable moments was working for Mick Bohmbach (former Warehouse Manager).

Why do you love working at OGC?

I like the people I work with in the warehouse!

Fun fact: what's a hidden talent you have?

If I say it, then it won't be hidden anymore!

What do you enjoy in your free time?

I enjoy fishing, being with my grandchildren, and traveling with my wife Julie.