Heather Dean

Heather Dean
Deputy Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Heather Dean is the Chief Operating Officer at the National School Boards Association where she oversees the areas of finance, information technologies, office services and facilities, and business development.

A certified public accountant, Dean has more than 17 years of experience in finance, as well as in managing data, office services, human relations, information technologies, and field services.

Prior to joining NSBA, Dean was the deputy executive director of programs and operations for the National Parent Teacher Association. She also worked as a Sarbanes Oxley officer and senior financial analyst at Siemens Energy, manager of financial planning and reporting at the National Rifle Association, and auditor at a Big Four accounting firm.

Dean holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting from Gettysburg College.

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