How I can help you

I have over 30 years of experience in business from sales, marketing, sales, supply chain/operations, new business development and finance.  My strongest skill set is in value creation and and business plan creation.  Through grounded research, competitive assessments, value chain analysis, sustainable competitive positioning (benchmarking) and financial projections we build success. I can help with overall strategy for a start-up or developing and commercializing technology for an existing buiniess. I can help with;

  • Risk evaluation & critical path analysis
  • Science/technology development and planning
  • Financial planning and business evaluation skills, risked based NPV (rNPV)
  • Contract development and implementation
  • Project management skills
  • Marketing and sales management
  • Global supply chain operations
  • Six Sigma process and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Fund raising and deal structuring (term sheets and capitalization tables)  
Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Intellectual Property
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Operations

Industry Experience
  • Agriculture, Farming, Fishing & Hunting
  • Home or Personal Maintenance Services
  • Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Professional & Business Services


MBA (Honors), Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI (2004)

  • BS, Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba (1979)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Chicago Deming Association-Six Sigma Masters Program
  • Six Sigma Process Owner Orientation, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Develop & Commercialize Technology (D&CT) Process, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Regulatory Affairs Part I & II: The IND and NDA Phases, Drug Information Association (DIA)
  • International Business Management, ThunderBird School of Global Management
  • Advanced Strategic Alliances, The Warren Company (Robert Porter Lynch

Additional Activity

  • Mentor - Chicago Innovation Mentors -
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Society


Dean Abrassart

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video