North Hennepin Community College

Written By: Kevin Theis
This month DAI is thrilled to share the in the excitement of the grand opening of the Bioscience & Health Careers Center (BHCC) at North Hennepin Community College on September 23rd. Local Sales Rep Kathy Mannie worked closely with Cosney Corporation in providing  lab equipment for the building. The state-of-the-art laboratories  will include the following equipment: a SSR3AV Consolidated Sterilizer Systems sliding vertical door Autoclave, 2 Lancer  815LX under counter Glassware washers, Panasonic RI28 Large floor incubator, along with a MDF-U56VC Freezer  and a LRP -20 VAL-1420 freezer.
The BHCC is a 65,000 gross square foot stand-alone building located on the northern perimeter of the campus along 85th Avenue North. It will address the increasing need for bioscientists, nurses, and lab technicians through a variety of course offerings, workforce training, and degree programs.
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President, DAI Scientific

Kevin is the owner, president and a sales rep for DAI Scientific. He brings over 25 years of experience working with customers in academic, clinical, industrial and bio/pharma laboratories. Kevin plays an important role in DAI’s direction and strategy, and he regularly works with architects, engineers and lab planners to ensure that products work with their designs and fit their intended application. He also prides himself on being up to date with industry developments and advancements; he frequently attends seminars to educate himself to better serve his clients.

Kevin enjoys his secondary role as a sales rep for DAI because it keeps him in touch with customer needs and helps inform future requirements of the industry. Under Kevin’s direction, DAI achieved the 16 Million Dollar Club award in 2019 and received Lancer’s “Outstanding Sales Performance” award in 2017, 2015 and 2012.

Kevin’s background includes a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Awards received:
2012, 2015, 2017 from Lancer for “Outstanding Sales Performance”
2025 Elitech for “#1 in Instrument Sales”
PHC (Formally Panasonic and Sanyo) Has given us several awards as we passed certain milestones.
16 Million Dollar Club 2019
11 million Dollar Club 2018
10 million dollar club 2015
5 million dollar club 2011