As a Scholarships Officer, Dean works to ensure students have the assistance and tools they need on their path to obtaining a college degree and career success.
Prior to joining SVCF, Dean worked in the education nonprofit sector, supporting students at many different grade levels. He began his career in education as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Seattle, mentoring and tutoring middle school students. He left City Year to take on the role of Impact Director in San Jose, overseeing the program development, training and implementation for the site's literacy and math supports. Most recently, Dean worked as the Academic Affairs Director at College Track in East Palo Alto, overseeing academic program operations and implementation as well as the high school programming model.
Dean received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maine at Farmington.