Sr. Wealth Advisor
Prior to joining Mercer Advisors, Inc., Dean began his financial services career in 1999 working directly with individuals, families, trusts, foundations and corporate retirement plans after founding Murray & Co. Asset Management, Ltd. Prior to that, he was the Chief Investment Officer and Executive Director of the multi billion dollar Texas Permanent School Fund, one of the largest public educational endowments in the U.S. Dean’s career in the financial industry includes working for Dean Witter Reynolds, a major New York broker/dealer, American Bank in Austin, Texas and Southwestern Commercial Capital, a private lending and venture capital firm.
Dean holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance and a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and has taught courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level in corporate finance, banking and portfolio management in the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas. Dean is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder, a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Austin. Dean has served and continues to serve on many non-profit organizations throughout Austin, Texas and is presently Chairman of the God of Hope Ministries. Lately, he has been achieving some long-distance bike rides throughout rural Texas. He also holds the FINRA Series 65 License.