Dean serves as the primary teaching Pastor at Hope. Prior to launching Hope Fellowship he served on staff at one of the 100 fastest growing churches in the United States serving on their core leadership team and in various roles such as Campus Pastor, Operations Leader and Lastly as Multi-Site Pastor providing direction and thought leadership for five different campuses. He spent 28 years in corporate America working for companies like Xerox, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and LexisNexis before God called him to full time ministry.
In 2012 Dean launched and served as the Campus Pastor at what would become The Church at Midtown. During that time God grew His church from 200 people at launch to 1,000 people meeting across multiple services. During his three years serving in Midtown Dean fell in love with the people and the area and desires to reach this diverse and wonderful group of people.
Dean and his wife Sheila have 3 adult children, Chase, Chance and Chandler.