Elena Dean oversees regional operations in the RE/MAX Mountain States Region - which includes Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota - and the RE/MAX Southwest Region, which includes Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.
Elena joined RE/MAX in 2006 as a Franchise Development Consultant with RE/MAX Central Atlantic, and in 2008 was promoted to Assistant Regional Director for RE/MAX California & Hawaii. She later served as Assistant Regional Director for RE/MAX Pacific Northwest. In 2011 Elena was promoted to Region Vice President for RE/MAX Mountain States, and in February 2014 she added that role in RE/MAX Southwest as well.
Elena grew up in western New York and graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a bachelor's degree in French and International Studies. She performed with several musical groups in college, and was a member of the Casque and Gauntlet Honor Society. She then embarked on a distinguished career with the U.S. State Department and Department of Defense, with postings in Rome, Brussels, Berlin and Washington, D.C. As a civilian employee in the Department of Defense, she worked with corporations to identify emerging technologies and integrate them into national strategic defense objectives.
Elena is married and has two children and three large dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys sports, music and teaching about health, nutrition and wellness. A first-generation American, she speaks French, German, Swedish and Macedonian.