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Oklahoma State University

Dechert, Jerry

Jerry Dechert graduated from Oklahoma State University with B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering in 1996. He is the president of Wyoming Hay Cubes, an agri-business specializing in producing and marketing alfalfa hay cubes. The business distributes bagged alfalfa hay cubes nationwide. In addition to his involvement with Wyoming Hay Cubes, Jerry has maintained a consulting/employee relationship with Abbott since 1992.  His work for Abbott, a medical diagnostics manufacturer, focuses on statistical applications to internal processes and customer support.  Jerry was also a faculty member at the University of Oklahoma from 1997 to 1999. Jerry and his wife Becky were married in 1994. They have one daughter (Annika) who is currently a graduate student at the University of Oregon studying Earth Science.