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Headquartered in Wisconsin, Advanced Comfort Technology, Inc., is a family-owned company that distributes DCC Waterbeds worldwide. ACT, Inc., has been improving dairy cow comfort by providing waterbeds for cows since 1999.
Meet the Team
Dean Throndsen, President
Dean has nearly 40 years of experience in agricultural sales, and was instrumental in bringing waterbeds for cows to North America. He enjoys meeting dairy farmers and seeing first-hand the difference DCC Waterbeds make in their lives.
Audrey Throndsen, Corporate Advisor, has been a trusted business advisor and manager to Dean since 1975. She enjoys the challenge of supporting his entrepreneurial endeavors.
Amy Throndsen, Chief Operating Officer
Amy spent nearly a decade in public service, as an AmeriCorps and Peace Corps (China) Volunteer and staff member, before joining the family business six years ago. She has worked to develop customers relationships around the world, hire and train sales representatives, systematize the business' operations, and develop marketing materials. Amy received her MBA from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in May 2016.
SCOTT HARTWELL, SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Scott has more than 30 years’ experience in business management. Scott grew up in Whitewater, Wis., and joined the U.S. Navy after high school graduation. After his Naval service, Scott began a successful 25-year career in business management in the medical, manufacturing and multimedia communications industries. Scott has two grown daughters. When not on the road, Scott spends his free time running, cycling, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
MARK MISCH, SALES REPRESENTATIVE
Mark has more than 35 years experience in agricultural sales. Mark grew up on a family farm in Arcadia, Wis., and worked on dairy, beef, hog, and turkey farms throughout his early career. He attended UW River Falls. Mark and his wife have three grown daughters. When not on the road, Mark spends his free time volunteering with his local Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization.
Brenda Kuehl, Accounting & Admin assistant
After nearly 25 years in accounting for family-owned automobile dealerships, Brenda Kuehl joined ACT as our lead in accounting and supporting office operations. Brenda is our main point of contact for quotes, orders and initial inquiries. When she is not giving her attention to detail at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband welcomed their first grandchild to the family in the spring of 2019.