Wilkes University


Dr. Dean Frear Appointed Department Chair for the Departments of Finance, Accounting, and Management

Dr. Frear is an Associate Professor of Finance with a Ph.D. in Organization & Management. Previously working in the investment industry, Dr. Frear held a Series 7, 63, and 65 with the National Association of Securities Dealers. As a Financial Consultant, he developed and presented more than 30 seminars dealing with such issues as Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, and Investment Planning for Senior Citizens. He served for 10 years as the Executive Director of the COPE Conference where he was President for 3 years. Dr. Frear has served on the Wilkes University Academic Standards Committee, the TREC Committee and the Graduate Studies Committee. In 2015, Dean received the Outstanding Advisor Award. He has taught numerous courses including Introduction to Finance, Investments, Money and Banking, Risk and Insurance Organizational Behavior, Statistics and Corporate Finance. He is the faculty advisor for the Wilkes University Investment Club and previously served as the Faculty advisor to Chapter of The Society for Advancement of Management Club.