He has deep experience in all facets of real estate and businesses related to real estate. His clients have included everything from development and construction to brokerage and rental. Because he has also participated in these businesses as an owner, the impact of his hands on experience sets him apart from others who have only dealt with these issues on paper.In addition to his expertise in real estate, Dean has significant experience with businesses in the medical and adult use cannabis industry. His clients include the leading producers, processors and retailers in the industry. He is a frequent speaker on the complex tax, accounting and business issues that entrepreneurs in the business face. He has developed and implemented strategies and best practices that help guide these pioneering businesses on the path of success.He holds a Masters degree in taxation from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts (business) degree from the University of Washington. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Washington.Dean is a member of the WSCPA where he is a member of the Taxation Committee. He is also a member of the AICPA.