Jennifer Dean

Jennifer Dean

President & CEO

Jennifer Lynn Dean is a national speaker and life coach, addressing various medical associations, physician’s offices, educational centers, churches, and graduation commencements throughout the United States. Her company Outspoken provides professional development, customer service training, and customized workshops.

As president and CEO of Dean’s Professional Services – Smith & Dean, Inc., an award-winning staffing, staff development and consulting firm, she has led the company to unprecedented growth and recognition. Dean's Professional Services is currently included in the Houston Business Journal’s Book of Lists in the following categories: Largest Permanent Placement Firms, Largest Temporary Placement Firms, Largest Minority Owned Companies, Largest Women Owned Companies, and Largest Privately Owned Company. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Dean's Professional Services received the Inc. 5000 award for fastest-growing private companies in America. Dean’s Professional Services specializes in medical staff consulting, administrative, legal, professional and IT, food, event and environmental services.    

In addition to running a successful company, she has shared her life’s journey  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." Jennifer has appeared as a guest speaker on several television and radio shows in 2012 including, The Price of Business, Great Day Houston, and Women Who Lead with Dr. Ruth Ollison.    

Jennifer is a board member of both the Texas Association of Staffing and 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 was a 2010 winner of the Houston Citizen's Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award. 

Speaker's Topics

Business and Customer Service Workshops 

  • Receptionist Extraordinaire
  • Who’s Running Your Practice?
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Everyday is the 1st Day of Employment
  • Back to Basics: Internal Customer Service
  • The Wellness Program
  • Women in the Workplace


​Building Dreams into Reality

  • Graduating with Expectations
  • Life is Not Fair or Unfair, It’s EXACTLY What You Make It
  • Looking for a Job is a Job
  • There is No Retirement Plan in GOD’s Community

Speaker's Video

Speaker's Audience

Women's Organizations
Small Business
Professional/Civic Organizations
Health & Wellness
College Students


"A one-woman powerhouse! Jennifer is electric and puts a spark under everyone in her audiences!" -- conference attendee

"Jennifer is a motivational speaker with something concrete to say and teach. She's comfortable keynoting or presenting a customized workshop." -- conference coordinator