Don Thomasser formerly was the training manager for the Northwest Regional Modicon office in Portland, Oregon, from 1982 to 1985. He founded Intertech in 1986 because he realized that there is a substantial and critical need for technical instruction in the use and implementation of industrial control systems. Don also has eight years of experience as a systems control engineer. He has been teaching technical education courses for more than thirty years, and he has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Two-Way Communications, from Milwaukee Institute of Technology.