Dean has over 25 year of trust and investment management. Dean graduated from North Dakota State University, the National Graduate Trust School held at Northwestern University, and is a Certified Mineral Manager (CMM). His primary focus includes oil & gas management, personal trust accounts, estate administration, and working with non-profit organizations. Dean also provides expertise in our farm management area. Dean currently serves on the board of directors of the NDSU Alumni Association and is a board member for the International Peace Garden. He is also a former board member of the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) and past president of the ND NARO chapter.