Meet Our Team

Dean DeBuhr, Senior Managing Director.

Dean DeBuhr brings a wealth of executive experience to Oxbow Industries. Previously, Dean held the position of President and CEO of Master Protection, the largest fire suppression service company in North America, where he grew the company to record sales and income in a three year span. He also negotiated a successful sale of the company to Tyco, Inc upon his departure. Prior to Master Protection, Dean served as Vice President of Professional Products at Ecolab Corporation. At Ecolab, he oversaw 3000 employees and managed over $350 million in revenue. Prior to Ecolab, Dean was President and COO of Sparta Brush, Inc. and Vice President of Sales at Rubbermaid. Dean holds a BAE with a Business minor from Nebraska State University. Dean is Chairman of the Board of Perrin Manufacturing.

“Loren is a savvy business mind who can see the whole field. His understanding of finding value within companies, value in future potential, and value in professional operators is incredible. In additional to being one of the best business talents I know, he is the example of what professional, honest, and ethical looks like.”

– Mike Nathan, MBA, Co-Founder and CEO at FRITZFINN

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