Dean Watkins – HURC Board

Dean Watkins

Economic Development Professional

Dean Watkins has more than 30 years of experience in public administration, police administration, community development and finance. He is a certified Economic Development Finance Professional, with expertise ranging from budget and finance – including capital budgeting and project management – to housing revitalization and organizational reviews. Formerly, he was a supervisor in the Budget and Evaluation Office of the City of Cincinnati and has extensive knowledge of federal programs and requirements. As a consultant, he has helped develop comprehensive systems of performance measures and management systems for local governments.