Principle Areas of Practice
- Valuations for Financial Reporting & Tax
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- SEC Reporting
Dean is an Opportune Senior Advisor, with 37 years of expertise in valuation advisory and energy consulting, focusing on client procurement and success through strategic business development. His notable career includes overseeing the Oilfield Services sector and managing Valuation Advisory and Tax Advisory service lines. With a rich background that spans leadership at Duff & Phelps, where he served as the Houston office's practice leader, and 17 years in public accounting with Deloitte and KPMG, Dean brings a comprehensive understanding of the energy industry. His international engagements in Eastern Europe, South America, and Asia for privatization purposes underscore his strategic acumen. As Senior Advisor, Dean is poised to leverage his extensive experience to drive impactful business development initiatives and contribute to the dynamic evolution of the energy sector.
- Cultivated and managed strategic partnerships with key industry players, fostering mutually beneficial relationships and expanding the company's network.
- Led successful client acquisition efforts, bringing on new clients and maintaining strong relationships to ensure client satisfaction and loyalty.
- Contributed to revenue growth by identifying and capitalizing on new business opportunities, resulting in increased income for the firm.
- Successfully secured and managed high-profile valuation engagements exceeding multi-billion dollars for upstream, midstream, downstream, and oilfield services companies, playing a pivotal role in facilitating financial reporting and tax compliance for these substantial transactions.
- Initiated and oversaw comprehensive global valuation projects aimed at tax restructuring, showcasing adept leadership in securing and managing complex assignments with a worldwide impact.
- Pioneered the expansion of Duff & Phelps' Houston office, establishing it as a key hub for valuation advisory and consulting services globally, while also spearheading the firm's dominance in the energy practice.