Dean has completed the Partners', Directors' and Senior Officers' Qualifying Exam. Dean holds the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation in addition to finishing advanced industry courses such as the Investment Management Techniques (IMT), Portfolio Management Techniques (PMT), and the Canadian Options Course.
Dean has received the honour of being named president of RBC Dominion Securities President's Club, which is awarded to the top advisors at the firm in their first four years of business. He has a proven track record of providing trustworthy advice to valued clients for over 25 years.
Community-minded, Dean has sat on a number of not-for-profit boards over the years. He supports the Salvation Army, Union Gospel Mission, BC Cancer Foundation and the Ride to Conquer Cancer to name a few.
Dean also has been married for over 30 years and enjoys family life with his wife, who is a professional artist, and their two children.
Dean holds the Associate of The Royal Conservatory diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Piano Performance. His hobbies include cooking, dirt biking and hiking.