Curtis Dean has been working in the telecommunications industry for the past 18 years. In his role as president of SmartSource Consulting, Curtis provides administrative support, marketing support, and strategic direction for small broadband companies. He also serves as Broadband Services Coordinator for the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities, providing general support for Iowa’s two dozen active municipal telecommunications utilities. Prior to 2011, Curtis was part of the leadership team at Spencer Municipal Utilities when it launched a municipal broadband utility in 1999.
Curtis received his bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista University and an Executive Master of Public Administration from the University of South Dakota. He lives in Grimes, Iowa with his wife Amy and their dog-daughters Stella and Mocha.