Dale Dean currently serves as the Chief Strategic Performance Officer for the City of Southlake, Texas. His primary role is to provide strategic leadership to the municipal organization to enhance performance and promote innovation through the City's Office of Performance Excellence. Dean's responsibilities also include leading Lean Six Sigma process improvement and business intelligence (BI) initiatives in support of the City's performance management objectives. In October of 2018, he began leading the application development and GIS teams. He believes that GIS will have a significant, positive impact in promoting collaboration within all aspects of the City's work to advance the City's strategy while creating an environment of trust and transparency.
Dean has 20+ years of IT management experience, 6 years as the City's IT Director and 15 years as Vice President of IT for a global medical device manufacturing company.
Dean holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Management and a Master's degree in Counseling.
Southlake is a city of about 29,000 about halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth.