Dean Howard is a Facilitator in the Twin Cities of St Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dean has 14 years experience owning his own telecommunication business. During those 14 years Dean expanded the business from 2 employees and $250,000 in revenue to 28 employees and $4,000,000 in revenue. He also transformed his company from an independent, used equipment only telecommunications company to an Avaya Business Partner, selling and installing new as well as refurbished telecommunications equipment. Prior to owning Teletek Corporation, Dean held both sales and sales management positions with Northwestern Bell and other telecommunications companies. In 1997 Dean won the Suburban Area Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Dean is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Duluth.