Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Memorial Hermann Health System
Brian Dean serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Memorial Hermann with overall responsibility for financial operations at the 19-hospital health system. In addition, Dean oversees academic affairs for Memorial Hermann, which includes maintaining its long-standing affiliation with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
One of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has numerous hospitals, specialty programs and services located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) – the System’s flagship hospital – is one of the nation’s busiest Level I trauma centers and the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School.
Previously, Dean served as Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs & Service Lines for Memorial Hermann and Chief Executive Officer of the Memorial Hermann-TMC campus, which includes Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital, the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC and the Mischer Neuroscience Institute. Dean joined the organization in 2015 as Chief Financial Officer for Memorial Hermann-TMC, contributing significantly to the campus’ operational and strategic performance through the optimization of financial outcomes and the improvement of overall productivity.
Dean was named one of the South Florida Business Journal’s “Power Leaders in Health Care” in 2012 and was listed among the Houston Business Journal’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2016. He is currently a member of several organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the United Health Consortium (UHC) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Dean earned his Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Public Health in Health Administration, both from the University of Kentucky, and later received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami.