Dean is the Team Lead for our BDE (Business Development Executive) department. He is a Licensed Realtor who started in Temple as a Buyer’s Agent before moving to Austin and becoming part of the One Elite Realty family. Dean’s mission is to make sure that he can help as many people as possible with their real estate needs, as well as provide guidance to anyone who needs it within the company. He is always trying to learn new things to ensure that he can help whenever it's needed, no matter the task. He firmly believes that if a company is going to be successful, they have to not only care about every one of their clients, but must also care for each other. A true family environment is what he strives for.
Dean attended Stephen F Austin University and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor where he studied Management. He also played for the school's basketball team while attending both schools. His claim to fame is being on the SFA team that beat the Oklahoma Sooner basketball team that was led by future number one pick Blake Griffin as well as his brother, Taylor Griffin, who also played in the NBA. He was an assistant coach for one year at UMHB after he finished his playing career.
Outside of work you will find Dean either watching sports, playing video games, or playing with his daughter Emma who was born in 2020. He is a big Fantasy Football guy and loves just relaxing on Saturdays and Sundays watching College Football and the NFL.
Dean is from San Jose, California and moved to Austin, TX when he was 6 years old. He has called the great state of Texas home ever since. After college he lived in Belton, TX for 8 years and recently moved back to Austin to be closer to family with his wife Melissa. Dean can't wait to talk to you about how we can help you with all of your Real Estate needs