Dr. David Dean | Wycliffe Bible Translators

Dr. David Dean

Board Chair

David Dean is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dean International, Inc., an international public policy consultancy. He is also the principal shareholder of David A. Dean & Associates, P.C., a public policy administrative regulatory law firm. He is a member in good standing of the Dallas Bar, State Bar of Texas and American Bar Associations.

David served the State of Texas for over a decade as General Counselor to Republican Governor William P. Clements, Jr. and his predecessor, Democratic Governor Dolph Briscoe. He also served as Texas Secretary of State under Governor Clements.

With experience on a vast number of boards and special committees, David brings a wealth of insight to the Wycliffe USA board of directors. He is a member and former chairman of the board for the Wycliffe President’s Council, Wycliffe Resources Inc. and the International Linguistics Center.

David obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He received an Honorary Doctor Humanities degree from Dallas Baptist University.

David is married to Jean Maier Dean, a highly regarded practicing consulting civil engineer and president of Nathan D. Maier Consulting Engineers. They have one daughter, Hillary, married to Scott Siekierski. David and Jean are proud grandparents of a grandson, Cooper Thomas Siekierski.

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