Dean Carr is the new Comptroller at the Wesley Foundation and is responsible for the financial operations of The Wesley Foundation and Wesley United Methodist Church. Dean has lived in Champaign-Urbana for the last 23 years. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois’ Master’s degree program in Accounting. Dean moved to Champaign from Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.
Dean attends First United Methodist Church in Urbana, where he is SPRC chair. Dean is a volunteer ESL tutor and has taught ESL for the past 26 years to international students. Additionally, he serves on the Independent Media Center (IMC) as a board member.
Dean enjoys cooking and baking; is an exercise enthusiast; enjoys camping and hiking, reading, and learning new skills