Our Company was founded by pioneers and practitioners with more than 75 years of practical experience in research animal and biomedical facilities. Today, we carry on that legacy with a caring and highly collaborative approach to design, fabrication, installation and service of a wide variety of equipment for animal housing, biosafety and good laboratory management.
Regional Sales Contacts
Michael P. Bassett
RALAT, RLAT, RLATG, CMAR, ILAM 2011
Hello, my name is Mike Bassett. I am the Southeast Sales Manager for Britz and Company.
I am a former Animal Facility Manager. I worked as the manager at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine for 29 years and, also at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center for 4 years. I served 6 years in the Mississippi Army National Guard as a 13 FOXTROT, forward observer.
I reside in Starkville, MS with my wife Becky and my two kids Hatcher and Presley. I have worked in research for over 33 years in several capacities including as cage wash technician, surgical aide, research technician, assisting in building design and management of medium to large size animal care staff.
My advice for anyone starting in the animal care field is to achieve AALAS certification at all levels.
Sales Support and Production Manager
North East Sales
My name is Dawn Hidenfelter, and I am excited to join the BritzCo family. I look forward to supporting customers throughout New England as the North East Sales Manager.
I have more than 25 years of experience with a wide range of lab animal species. I started out as an animal care technician and cagewash support and have grown into various positions over the years such as research technician, vivarium supervisor, operations manager and IACUC manager.
Over the years I have volunteered for my local and national AALAS branches, with the goal of improving animal care, and supporting the professional growth opportunities for our animal care and research technicians.
Inside Sales Coordinator