About Us


The Animal Science Monitor is a newsletter for professionals and students within the animal sciences.

Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons, Founder of Animal Science MonitorDan Simmons, CPC, The founder of Animal Science Monitor President of Continental Search & Outplacement, Inc., in Oceanview, DE.  Dan specializes in animal agriculture. He is one of the most successful recruiters in the Top Echelon Network, America’s leading placement network, having won numerous production awards during his tenure. Simmons began recruiting in 1991, and he’s been a Member of Top Echelon Network since 1996. He’s also a member of National Association of Personnel Services.

Dan speaks on careers in the animal sciences at Mid Atlantic universities each year.  For many years, Dan has been a guest speaker at the University of Delaware and in 2016, he again will speak to students at the University of Maryland.  He has done online presentations for Penn State University in the past.

Continental Search recruits top talent for companies across the nation, recruiting professionals from the entry to executive levels for companies and cooperatives in the animal nutrition industry.  Dan often recruits animal nutritionists, animal health or feed sales representatives or feed mill management professionals.   Continental Search strives for an intimate understanding of its clients, supplying candidates who possess the skills, experience, and personality for success. For more information, visit or contact Dan at

Dan is looking to network with animal science professionals across the US and Canada.  He invites those individuals to connect with him on Linkedin.


Matt Deutsch

Matt DeutschMatt is the managing editor of The ASM, a position he’s held for all 11 years of the existence of this animal science newsletter. He graduated from Youngstown State University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Matt also hosts his own unique and often humorous look at the world on his blog.  Matt lives in the Canton, Ohio area.




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