Our experienced, passionate, and service-oriented team drives McKenna Labs’ success. We work hard every day to build lasting relationships with our customers and suppliers, and support one another in our shared goal to execute our mission and deliver on your needs.

Dennis Owen

CEO and Founder,
McKenna Labs, Inc.

Dennis Owen founded McKenna Labs in 1998, growing the company from its original 2,200 square foot facility, with one tank and a single head filler to its current 185,000-square foot headquarters in Fullerton, CA. Dennis is regarded as a highly hands-on and accessible chief executive who takes pride in always being there for his employees and his customers. This personalized, service-driven mindset clearly resonates from the top down and the inside out at McKenna Labs. From the company's national accounts and boutique brands to every employee within the McKenna family, everyone experiences a trusted culture of quality and caring.

Mike Gallegos

Chief Financial Officer,
McKenna Labs, Inc.

Mike Gallegos is highly regarded for his unique approach to attaining growth, deploying innovative financial strategies, and building robust cultures within leading FinTech, Healthcare, and Manufacturing companies throughout Southern California.

Mike recently joined McKenna Labs, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer, bringing along a rich set of financial and operational leadership qualities to the organization. In this role, Mike is responsible for overseeing all financial and administrative functions for McKenna as well as partnering with Operations, Sales, and Business Development to support the company's comprehensive fiscal objectives.

Mike's career spans over 20 years with various multinational enterprises. He has traveled the globe partnering with both financial and manufacturing teams, participating in acquisitions and integrations, banking, and refinancing. Mike comes to McKenna with substantial expertise and a strong passion for developing dedicated teams that are focused on continuous improvement through empowerment, collaboration, and mutual respect.

Mike Gallegos

April Rabago

Vice-President, Sales,
McKenna Labs, Inc.

April Rabago Durrer began her extensive career in 1996, specializing in personal care development and manufacturing. As the Vice-President of Sales for McKenna Labs, April’s comprehensive experience in business development, product development, purchasing and inventory management are key to driving corporate sales growth, productively and efficiently. Aprils demonstrated success has earned her wide industry respect from top leading brands to industry suppliers. She is committed to supporting her team and clients alike, in all phases, working closely with research and development, operations and business development departments on a daily basis to ensure strategic project execution and corporate alignment.

Lana Tennant

Vice-President, Marketing and Customer Development,
McKenna Labs, Inc.

Lana Tennant’s over twenty-year career in the personal care industry has evolved into her specialty areas of Business and Product Development, Marketing and Sales. As the Vice-President of Marketing and Customer Development for McKenna Labs, Lana manages brands for skin, hair and body care, interacting with customers and customer-support driven areas of the company. Additionally, she oversees all strategic awareness-building aspects of the company including public relations, advertising, website, and marketing and sales support materials. Lana brings to her position a wide range of national and global experience on both the senior management level with several leading personal care laboratories and manufacturers, as well as a respected educator within her field for sales, education, ingredient knowledge and marketing seminars.