About the Instructors


MAJ. Dennis Meyer

MAJ Meyer enlisted in the U.S. Army after graduating from high school. After 4 years active duty, he went to college and earned a degree in Radio and Film. He returned to military service in 2000 with a commission in the Air Force, before transferring back to the Army in 2007. He earned his masters degree in logistics in 2009. He has taught at BTEC since 2018.


SFC. Todd Straw

SFC Straw, graduate of Davenport, Iowa High School, enlisted in the U.S. Marines delayed entry in 1989. He served international deployments and ended his career with the Marines in 2006. He then enlisted with the US Army and earned several awards before retiring from active service in 2017. SFC Straw has taught at BTEC since 2017.