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Snyder makes appointment to Board of Real Estate Brokers

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Patrick Dean, of East Lansing, to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers.

The nine-member board serves an advisory role, and assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with overseeing the licensure and practice of real estate brokers and salespersons in Michigan.

“Patrick is a talented professional, and I confident he will do good work to support the board,” Snyder said.

Dean is the chief operating officer of Dean Transportation, where he is responsible for 26 locations, quality compliance, new business development, and overseeing strategic planning of the organization. He served as director of business development and special projects and support services coordinator. Dean serves on the boards of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Highfields Inc., St. Vincent Catholic Charities, and Information Technology Empowerment Center.

Dean earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Eastern Michigan University. He represents the general public and fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Deborah Beaulieu.

Dean will serve the remainder of a four-year term to expire June 30, 2017. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.