Dean is Storm Team 12's Weekend Morning Meteorologist. He joined KWCH in February, 2011.
Dean received his Masters of Science in Meteorology from Mississippi State University. He also attended the University of Florida. Dean moved from Florida to Kansas in 1992 to experience some "real" weather and hone his meteorological skills and learn more about severe weather. He has been making forecasts and watching severe storms in Kansas ever since.
Dean worked at WeatherData, Inc. for several years where he was promoted to Severe Storms and Warnings Manager. His responsibilities included forecasting and issuing warnings for clients across the entire United States. Dean also worked at KSNW as the weekend morning meteorologist for 8 years prior to joining the KWCH Storm Team.
He is an experienced meteorologist, who loves doing it so much, it’s a side job. He is a full-time pharmaceutical sales rep during the week.
Dean has a wife and 4 boys ranging in age from 11 to 20, who are very active in local youth sports. In his free time, he enjoys golf and is an avid outdoorsman and spends as many hours as possible bow hunting in the fall and fishing in the spring. On many afternoons, you might see him working out with his boys at the local YMCA.