Dean K. Fick

Professional Information

Current Residence: Davenport, Iowa
Email Address:
Telephone: 800-808-8030 (toll free)
Education: Danbury Twp. High School
Lakeside-Marblehead, Ohio

Terra Technical College
Fremont, Ohio
Classes in Electronics Technology
Fall 1982 through Spring 1984

Firelands College, Bowling Green State University
Huron, Ohio
Classes in General Studies
Fall 1984

University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
Classes in Computer Science, English, and Technical Writing
Fall 1986 to Spring 1991

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Classes in Business and History
Fall 1994 to Spring 1997

Work Experience: Stage Hand and Motion Picture Projectionist
Hoover Auditorium and Orchestra Hall Theater
Lakeside on Lake Erie
Lakeside, Ohio
Summers from 1977 through 1983

IMAX® Projectionist
Cedar Point Cinema
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Sandusky, Ohio
Summer and Fall 1984

Chief IMAX® Projectionist/Show Producer & Programmer
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center
Merritt Island, Florida
Winter 1984 through Winter 1991

Omnimax® Systems Manager
Carnegie Science Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Spring 1991 through Winter 1992

Customer Support Coordinator/Webmaster/Marketing Specialist
Sonics Associates, Inc.—an IMAX® Company
Birmingham, Alabama
Spring 1992 through Spring 1999

Founder & President
Montevallo Historical Press, Inc.
Castalia, Ohio
Spring 1997 to present

Director of Theaters
COSI—Ohio's Center of Science and Industry
Columbus, Ohio
Summer 1999 through Spring 2000

CineDome Theater Operations Manager
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana
Summer 2000 to Fall 2001

IMAX® Theater Manager
The Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science
Davenport, Iowa
Fall 2001 to present

Books: The Lakeside and Marblehead Railroad

The Toledo, Port Clinton and Lakeside Railway

Professional Affiliations: Large Format Cinema Association

Giant Screen Theater Association

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

National Railway Historical Society

The Lakeside Heritage Society