Thad Unkefer is the owner of Ohio Gecko,a family business, with his two sons Dylan, age 16, and Derek, age 14. Thad's wife Stephanie and three other children,Hayley 12, Anthony 10 and Addison 4 help out when needed. Ohio Gecko started
in 2006 when Dylan was given a Leopard gecko and then Derek purchased a gecko to breed as an experimental project. Their business has evolved over the years to include many other species including African Fat Tail geckos, Giant Day geckos, Bearded Dragons, Veiled Chameleons, Corn snakes and
Western Hognose Snakes. Thad has also acquired and operates
www.leopardgeckowiki.com and recently www.geckoforums.net.