Opperman Lecture

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Tiger Café

Featuring Dave '70 and Deanell Quiett '70 Backlund

Dave Backlund '70 is a successful business entrepreneur and Deanell Quiett Backlund '70 is retired from a notable education career.  

Established businesspersons, Dave is the “D” of D & E Music & Vending in Mitchell, as well as part owner of the Rooster Roost Ranch, a commercial pheasant hunting operation south of Mitchell. Additionally, Dave and Deanell developed and managed the family-owned Wild Oak Golf Club, and in 2003, added a 100-plus housing development around the 18-hole course. 

The Backlunds remain active members of the community and have volunteered their time and efforts to numerous organizations.