Dean A. Burdon, CPA
Principal
dean@tameracq.com

Mr. Burdon founded Tameracq Partners, Inc. in 2001. Before  Tameracq Partners, he spent four years as Owner and President of Eagle Consulting Group, Inc., a successful business consulting firm. Mr. Burdon has concentrated his efforts in the investment banking field with mergers and acquisitions for privately held companies.

Prior to his experience in investment banking and business consulting, Mr. Burdon was the Chief Financial Officer of Buckley Corporation. While at Buckley Corporation, Mr. Burdon was instrumental in the purchase and sale of home heating oil companies and the sale of Smith-Holden, Inc., a value-added distributor of dental supplies, equipment and service. Mr. Burdon has been employed as the controller of an international and domestic household goods moving company and accounting supervisor of an international toy company. From 1982-86, Mr. Burdon was with Arthur Young (currently Ernst and Young), an international certified public accounting firm.

Mr. Burdon received a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Florida specializing in Accounting. He is a member of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Arthur J. DeBlois
Managing Director
art@tameracq.com

Prior to joining TPI, Mr.DeBlois was the President and CEO of DB Companies (formerly DeBlois Oil), a $200 million petroleum distributor and convenience store operator with 170 locations in four states. Under his leadership, DB Companies more than doubled its size, diversified its revenue stream and began a franchise program. Mr. DeBlois has led and participated in the acquisition and divestiture of over 20 companies which included overseeing financial and environmental due diligence and structuring purchase agreements as well as arranging and negotiating senior and mezzanine financing.

Prior to joining DB Companies Mr. DeBlois was President of Regal Lite Corp, a lighting manufacturer. He began his career in commercial lending at Fleet National Bank.

Mr. DeBlois has extensive knowledge of the private capital markets, traditional and non- traditional financing alternatives. In addition, he has experience in wholesale and retail operations.

Mr. DeBlois has served as a member of the board of directors at several private companies and is currently on the board of AAA Southeastern New England and Meridian Printing. He is also a Trustee of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island. Mr. DeBlois is a 1972 graduate of Boston College and resides in Seekonk, MA.