Dan Dickey is the owner of Innovative Peening Systems (IPS), a shot peen equipment manufacturing facility. He purchased the company in 2000 after managing the company since 1993. Mr. Dickey developed a developed a coating removal system for NASA’s flight hardware and the space shuttle’s solid rocket booster nozzles. In 2003, Innovative Peening Systems opened a shot peening job shop in Atlanta, Georgia. Dan graduated from Southwest Missouri State University Graduate School of Business in 1983.