Dean provides overall financial and administrative oversight to CDA, including its accounting functions, computer systems and financial reporting to its Board of Directors, its investors and the Community Development Financial Institution Fund.
Prior to joining CDA in 2004, Dean held multiple positions in both the public and private sector. With the City of Cleveland Finance Department, Dean was charged with oversight of the Capital Budget process and the financing of Cleveland Browns Stadium Project. Dean also worked for the Richard Jacobs Group and the Cuyahoga County Treasurer. In addition Dean spent several years managing the operations of a local music industry company which operated 16 companies with locations in Cleveland, New York and New Orleans.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from Bowling Green State University.