Frederick M. Oss
President Gemini, Inc.
Frederick M. Oss has been President of Gemini, Inc. the nation’s leading dimensional signage manufacturer since 2008. With over 1000 employees on eight sites in North America, Gemini manufactures letters, logos and plaques for the sign, design, and awards industry. The upside down red arrow logo of Gemini has come to stand for excellence worldwide for over 55 years. Gemini has 24 separate manufacturing plants and three sales offices at locations in Minnesota, Iowa, Texas, Nevada, Virginia, Washington, Ontario, Canada, and Reynosa, Mexico.
Mr. Oss has been involved in the sign industry for over 20 years, has underwritten industry research, edited and advised publication of several industry educational books, and has been an invited speaker to various sign associations and trade groups. In addition, he has served on several non-profit boards within the industry such as the American Sign Museum and The Academic Advisory Council for Signage Research Education (AACSRE). Although Gemini’s primary business is whole signage products including letters, logos and plaques under the Gemini brand name—Mr. Oss also leads three other industry specific brands including: Gemstar Cases, Metallic Arts Memorial Products, and Duets Brand Specialty Plastic Sheet Products.
Outside of the sign industry, Mr. Oss has served on numerous other non-profit boards, manufacturing and management associations. His educational background includes an Economics degree from St. Olaf College, and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. He is a member of the legal bar for the state of Minnesota and is a current member of the Twin Cities Chapter of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He lives in Rosemount Minnesota with his wife Siri and three children.