Dean is a licensed architect and Associate Principal at GFF. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he received a Bachelor of Architecture in 2004. After several years of practicing architecture on many different project types including single family residential, multi-family residential, office, retail and large international mixed use projects over two million square feet, he continued his graduate education in real estate development at New York University. He received a Graduate Certificate in Real Estate in 2014. Dean is passionate about design and serves on the Dallas AIA Design Awards committee and continually strives to improve the design and experiential aspects of a project from initial conception through documentation and construction.
Dean enjoys working with and listening to clients to understand their unique vision and needs on a project in order to develop the best and most appropriate design solutions. Through his success designing and leading projects of multiple types and sizes he excels in collaborating with the Owner, Contractor and entire team to provide design and technical expertise.