Al Kessel is the founder of Kessel Food Markets and Kessel Enterprises, LLC. Kessel Enterprises was one of the first operators of a Pet Supplies Plus store. They currently operate Pet Supplies Plus stores in central Michigan and Wisconsin. He is also a partner, along with four others, of the Pet Supplies Plus USA the Franchisor, which franchises over 200 stores in 28 states. Kessel Enterprises also operates 15 Save-A-Lot food stores in Michigan and Wisconsin. The Kessel Real Estate operations have developed, built, and owned numerous shopping centers through Michigan and Wisconsin.