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Richard Dean Meiss

Richard Dean Meiss, American sales professional. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, 1979. Member board stewards Minnetonka Baptist Church, 1983, 86.

Background

  • Meiss, Richard Dean was born on July 23, 1950 in Morris, Minnesota, United States. Son of Harold Emil and Anna Marie (Zeltwanger) Meiss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Education, University Minnesota, Morris, 1972.

    Career

    • Area manager Dale Carnegie & Associates, St. Paul, 1972-1973, Peoria, Illinois, 1973-1975. National training director Personal Dynamics, Minneapolis, 1975-1978. Executive vice president Advanced Learning, 1978-1982.

      Director marketing Databar Corporation, 1982-1985. Vice president sales Performax Systems, 1985-1992, The Resources Group, Eden Prairie, Minnesota, since 1992. Public speaker, training consultant Meiss & Associates, Minneapolis, since 1972.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member board stewards Minnetonka Baptist Church, 1983, 86.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, boating, waterskiing, family activities.

    Connections

    • Married Cheryl Lynne Fry, November 26, 1977 (divorced December 1991). Children: Katherine, William.
    • father: Harold Emil Meiss
    • mother: Anna Marie (Zeltwanger) Meiss
    • spouse: Cheryl Lynne Fry
    • children: Katherine Meiss
    • William Meiss
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    Born July 23, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Minnesota
    • 1972 - 1973
      Area manager, Dale Carnegie & Associates
    • 1973 - 1975
      Area manager, Dale Carnegie & Associates
      Peoria, Arizona, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      national training director, Personal Dynamics
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      executive, vice president Advanced Learning
    • 1982 - 1985
      director, marketing Databar Corporation
    • 1985 - 1992
      vice president, sales Performax Systems
    • 1992
      vice president, sales Performax Systems
      Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

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