Luke Dean

Faculty Member

Luke Dean

Biography

Luke Dean is proud to be from Orem, UT. He received a Bachelors and Masters degree from BYU and then received his PhD from Texas Tech University. He is married (Angela) and has 5 healthy, hyperactive children. He was named to InvestmentNews inaugural list of the 40 most influential people under the age of 40 in the financial planning profession.

Education

Ph D, Texas Tech University, 2011

Major: Personal Financial Planning

MS, Brigham Young University, 2005

Major: MFHD

BS, Brigham Young University, 2003

Major: MFHD

Teaching

FIN 3060

Introduction to the PFP Profession, Summer 2021

FIN 481R

Personal Financial Planning Internship, Summer 2021

FIN 483R

Colloquium in PFP Professionalism, Spring 2021

FIN 3060

Introduction to the PFP Profession, Spring 2021

FIN 1060

Personal Finance SS, Spring 2021

FIN 1060

Personal Finance SS, Spring 2021

FIN 481R

Personal Financial Planning Internship, Spring 2021

Presentations

Dean, Luke (Panelist), Gibson, Philip (Panelist), Loving, Ajamu (Panelist), Sam, Janine (Panelist), Nwasike, Christian (Moderator), Association of African American Financial Advisors "Virtual Vision Conference", "Opportunities in Wealth Management for the next generation of Black/African American Talent", Association of African American Financial Advisors (aka Quad A), Virtual Conference. (September 16, 2020)
Dean, Luke (Presenter & Author), Bi, Rachel (Presenter & Author), 4th annual International Teaching Forum, "Bridging the gap between the applied professional world and the theoretical academic world.", Universite Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France. (November 14, 2019)
Dean, Luke (Panelist), Harness, Nathan (Panelist), Lemoine, Craig (Panelist), Moore, Hannah (Moderator), FPA Journal in the Round Webinar, "12 Career Paths in Financial Planning", Financial Planning Association, online webinar for national FPA membership. (October 30, 2019)
Dean, Luke (Panelist), Harness, Nathan (Panelist), Lemoine, Craig (Panelist), Seay, Martin (Panelist), Moore, Hannah (Moderator), Financial Planning Association BE, "12 Pathways in Financial Services Profession", FPA, Minneapolis, MN. (October 17, 2019)
Dean, Luke (Panelist), Brown, Caleb (Panelist), Bob Veres Insiders Forum, "Recruitment, hiring, and compensation for new college grads and newer experienced planners", Bob Veres Inside Information, Nashville, TN. (September 12, 2019)
Dean, Luke , Harness, Nathan (Presenter & Author), Lemoine, Craig (Presenter & Author), Seay, Martin (Presenter & Author), CFP(r) Board Registered Programs Conference, "12 Paths in Financial Planning_ Tools to teach students about the variety of career paths available to a graduate from a CFP Board Registered Program", CFP(r) Board, Arlington, VA. (February 22, 2019)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Yildirim, Cagla , Bi, Rachel , Dean, Luke , Evensky, Harold , "Age and Financial Management Acumen" .
Ryack, Ken , Dean, Luke , Sheikh, Aamer , "Does education in personal finance increase investor risk tolerance?" .
Array, Louise , Dean, Luke , Bi, Rachel , "Happiness correlated more with health and perceptions than income -- evidence from Chinese households" .
Bridges, Kim , Dean, Luke , Jorgensen, Timi Joy, Bi, Rachel , "Impact of education on financial outcomes for divorced women" .
Pickens, Jared , Dean, Luke , Harness, Nathan , "Regional variations in ethical violations of CFP(r) practitioners" .
Sean, Xianwu , Yildirim, Cagla , Dean, Luke , Bi, Rachel , "Risk tolerance and use of annuities" .

Awards

Educator Who Made a Difference

University of Kentucky Dept of Education - April, 2020

Award given because of nomination by Yesel Rodriguez who identified me as being the faculty member most influential in his development and progress to getting a graduate degree.

Rick Kahler Outstanding Faculty/Trailblazer Award

UVU PFP students - March 5, 2019

Voted on by students in PFP major and awarded to the professor that has helped the students develop the most professionally, academically, and personally. Presented at PFP Spring Banquet.

Most Valuable Professor

UVU Men's Basketball Team - January 27, 2018

UVU Mens Basketball team athletes each selected 1 professor that was their "Most Valuable Professor" at UVU. Zach Nelson, MBA grad selected me.

2017 Certificate of Appreciation

Vanguard - September 20, 2017

Vanguard in Scottsdale, AZ had their employees recognize professors that had positively impacted their professional development

40 under 40

Investment News - July, 2014

Recognized by the Investment News inaugural list of the 40 most influential professionals under the age of 40 in the financial planning industry in the United States.