John Dean

Finance Director

John Dean honed his finance skills over the course of a 28-year career in the technology industry with Hewlett Packard. His assignments typically required him to lead talented global teams to accomplish difficult objectives. He is drawing on this deep and broad finance background as well as his cultural proficiency and leadership skills to keep Partners on track and in the black.

John is a graduate of the San Francisco public schools, where he first developed a passion for equity in education. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a bachelor’s in math from Linfield University.

He and his wife, Zhongwei, can frequently be found kayaking on Sacramento’s Lake Natoma.