James D. Dean

Executive Vice President

 

ABOUT

James D. Dean, M.S., CPA, CGMA, executive vice president and chief operating officer, oversees finance and accounting, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, grants and contract management, and is a key driver of the foundation’s transformation efforts. Jim has been involved in all aspects of the BRF’s growth helping to advance the BRF from a company of $5 million in assets to one with over $100 million in assets.

Prior to joining the foundation in 1994, he was a partner with Heard, McElroy & Vestal Certified Public Accountants where he served as partner-in-charge for data processing, computer, and medical industries.

He provides pro bono consulting for startup companies and has served on a number of local boards of directors. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Louisiana Society of CPAs.

Jim received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Master of Science in Accounting from University of New Orleans.

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