Meet Dean


Dean has been in the financial services industry since 1969. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics. He received his securities registration in 1999 after 30 years in banking. Prior to joining Pinnacle Wealth Management in Sioux Falls, Dean worked as an independent financial services advisor at the St. Cloud Federal Credit Union.

His passion to help people organize and work towards simplifying their financial life so they can have more time to do the things they cherish is a core value he shares with enthusiasm. He believes that education and understanding of your current financial situation is a foundation in making prudent decisions concerning your financial condition. Dean is committed to helping people understand where they are, and develop potential strategies that will help make their journey towards financial success as easy as possible.

Dean has two grown sons and 4 grandchildren. His life journey has included the sadness of losing his wife of 43 years to Alzheimer’s disease in 2020. His 11-year journey with his wife’s disease has given Dean a new level of compassion for those families that suffer from this disease. He desires to share his experience in a way that is caring and understanding, but also as a trusted resource in planning and support as others enter into this unchartered territory with a loved one.

Dean continues to be active professionally in serving his local clients in addition to those clients in St Cloud Minnesota his previous home prior to moving to Sioux Falls in 2013. He enjoys golf, lake activities, hunting, and spectator sports. His stated leisure goal is to visit each major league baseball park and see every team play.