Dean joined ADDO Investor Relations in 2023 and has over eight years of experience in investment management. Prior to ADDO, Dean was the Head of Research at Almitas Capital, a family office, where he oversaw diligence on closed-end funds, Real Estate Investment Trusts, and Business Development Companies. Before Almitas Capital, Dean was an analyst at Cove Street Capital, a small-cap value fund, where he focused on the industrial, real estate, media, shipping, and financial services industries. Dean received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and earned a B.A. in International Studies from American University with magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors.