Rick Dean knows that a good story is built on the details, and his constant focus on the details of Roedel’s operations has ensured that our story flourishes. As Operations Specialist, Rick spearheads the task force for Roedel Companies’ major acquisitions and transitions new hotels to our portfolio by working to establish Standard Operating Procedures.
Rick is inspired by J. R. R. Tolkien and George R. R. Martin, both of whom are well known for their detailed fictional worlds. R. R. Dean hasn’t caught on yet as a nickname for Rick, but we feel he’s deserving of the moniker.
Rick lives both his personal and professional lives to the fullest. He was chosen as a 40 under 40 in 1997 by Connecticut’s New Haven Business Times and was in charge of regional operations for Roedel’s predecessor, Chalet Susse International. He enjoys skiing, tropical vacations, and used to be a professional drummer. Rick is also passionate about supporting The Wounded Warrior Project, UNICEF and ASPCA.
With an understanding that no good story is ever finished, Rick would like to title his autobiography “To Be Continued…”