Dean represents the third generation of his family to own and manage a finance company. Dean has worked closely with hundreds of companies to provide working capital and other services. Dean joined his family business, United Credit Corp., in 1991 and started its invoice discounting division known as Patriot Funding. Dean sold United to Finova Capital in 1998 and led its Growth Finance Division. Two years later, Dean re-purchased the Company and renamed it Entrepreneur Growth Capital. Dean is also the Founder and CEO of Credit Cash LLC, a fast growing merchant advance company. Prior to entering commercial finance, Dean was an associate at Bear Stearns & Company and an analyst at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. Dean received his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his BA from Duke University. Dean serves on the Board of Trustees of the Allen Stevenson School and of the Randall’s Island Sports Foundation.