Coach, Industry Expert, Speaker, Author


Customer Service & Professional Development 

Professional Workshop Series

Workshops are developed and implemented by Jennifer Dean based on her experience as President & CEO of Dean’s Professional Services - Smith & Dean, Inc., an award-winning staffing, staff development and consulting company. All workshops are customized to fit your overall organization’s mission and strategic goals. 




An Energy Drink for the Soul is the first sip in a series of books that will help encourage, enlighten, and reinforce the fact that we can make it if we try. Jennifer Dean shares years of experiences to show that we all stumble, and sometimes fall, but we get up.

An Energy Drink for the Soul, “Just a Taste” is a 30-day journal that will help encourage and enlighten you with just a few of Mrs. Jennifer Dean’s “Deanisms” that have helped so many along the way!

About Jennifer Dean

Jennifer Lynn Dean is the President & CEO of Dean’s Professional Services - Smith & Dean, Inc., an award-winning staffing, staff development and consulting firm. In 1993, Dean’s Professional Services opened its doors, specializing in medical staffing, staffing development and consulting. Since that time, the company has expanded nation-wide now opening an office in Austin and now staffs administrative, professional, healthcare information technology, food service and environmental services. Recently, they also launched two new divisions, EventGigs and Direct Hires. 

As a WBEA business owner; Jennifer developed a powerful desire to share her knowledge with others through public speaking and community involvement. Her company, Outspoken, provides professional development, customer service training, and customized workshops. A highly sought-after speaker and life coach, Jennifer speaks more than 60 times per year to various medical associations, physician’s offices, educational centers, churches, and graduation commencements throughout the United States. Additionally, Jennifer likes to empower the community by hosting free workshops on monthly basis. 
Jennifer has made it her mission to share her journey about her extraordinary trajectory with laugh-out-loud wisdom through her book entitled An Energy Drink for the Soul, “The First Sip” and her new 30-day journal An Energy Drink for the Soul, “Just a Taste.” She has appeared as a guest speaker on several television and radio shows including, The Price of Business, Great Day Houston, and Women Who Lead with Dr. Ruth Ollison. 
Jennifer is a board member for the Texas Association of Staffing, Texas Business Alliance, and an advisory board member for Child Advocates (Houston) and Better Business Bureau (Houston). In addition, she is past president of the Houston Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration. In 2008, Jennifer received the Greater Houston’s YMCA Minority Achievement Award. Jennifer Dean was chosen to chair the 2011 One Woman Conference hosted by the Texas Business Alliance. In 2012, she was a keynote speaker for the WBEA’s Small Business and Entrepreneur Leadership Conference, as well as a panelist for AIU’s Annual Women’s Empowerment Summit. Jennifer has been a finalist with the Houston Citizen’s Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Awards in 1998, 2000, 2008, and in 2010 she became an award winner. In 1999, Jennifer was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was nominated again in 2012. Most recently, her company was awarded with the Elite Award for Diversity by the Best and Brightest Companies to work for in Houston. 
Self-described as a simple hard-working woman from Arkansas, Jennifer Dean’s life mission has been to help people succeed. With her extensive professional experience and endless energy, she has successfully helped companies and individuals achieve greatness with her consulting and public speaking services. If you are interested in having Jennifer Dean speak at your next event or host your next seminar please contact the Outspoken Team at marketingteam@deansprofessionalservices.com.

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