Mr. Dean has served as a member of the Board of Directors since June 2014. He is a member of the Audit Committee as well as the Nominating and Governance Committee.
With more than 20 years in health care operations and leadership experience, Mr. Dean currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dignity Health and has led the organization through significant strategic, operational, and financial transformations to its current status as a leading health care organization. He brings unique insights on health care reform and policy issues as an active participant in health care reform discussions with President Barack Obama and his staff and as an appointed member to The State Health Care Cost Commission. Mr. Dean is a member of the board of directors of Wells Fargo & Company, serving as chairman of its human resources committee and a member of its corporate responsibility committee, its governance and nominating committee and its risk committee. He also a member of the boards of directors of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. and Premier, Inc. He also serves as Board Chair for the Committee on JOBS, an organization that brings employment to the San Francisco Bay area.
Mr. Dean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University and is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University’s Executive Management program. Mr. Dean also received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the University of San Francisco.