Dean is a senior vice president and the director of opportunity creation. In his role, he oversees the company’s operations, fiscal development, and professional advancement of talented team members. With 30+ years of experience, he also spearheads strategic planning, large-scale project management, and business development initiatives across the organization. Under his leadership, Stantec teams have tackled some of the nation's most significant infrastructure projects including the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, CM support for the Purple Line and Crenshaw/LAX Transit projects in LA, and Construction Package 2-3 for the California High Speed Rail Authority.
Dean is a registered land surveyor in California and Colorado. He is a past president of the Desert Chapter of the California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA), a member of the National Society of Professional Land Surveyors, and a past executive board member of CLSA and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.