volunteer

Dean Hester


Dean joined Melwood's team because recently moved to the area and was looking for something rewarding to do post retirement. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago. With more than 15 years’ experience in Human Resources and 15+ years in Human Services Dena has a wealth of knowledge in administrative protocol and policies.  She has worked with nonprofit agencies and in the public sector including the Railroad and Telephone Companies and within the Food Industry. Dean looks forward to working as often as she can!