September 14th, 2016


Houston, TX (9/14/2016) - Dean’s Professional Services was ranked as number 50 of the 100 fastest growing private companies in Houston, Texas. The Houston Business Journal hosted the Fast 100 Awards at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on September 9th in Houston Texas. DPS was ranked among many prestigious companies and was recognized for achieving over 80% growth from 2013 to 2015. The award was presented to Jennifer Dean, CEO and President of Dean’s Professional Services.

As stated by the Houston Business Journal, Companies on the Fast 100 are ranked for two-year revenue growth between 2013 and 2015. To be able to qualify, companies must have closed five full fiscal years by Dec. 31, 2015, be headquartered in the Houston area, earned at least $1 million in revenue for fiscal year 2015, and be for-profit and privately held.

Also in attendance was Elaine Makris, DPS Project Manager. “It was an upbeat event, and it was exciting to be recognized for growth, after 23 years in business, it was profound”, Ms. Makris described.

Dean's Professional Services is a national and award winning staffing, staff development, and consulting company. Founded Jennifer Dean in 1993, DPS began as a medical staffing company, since that time DPS has expanded to include staffing workforce solutions for healthcare and administrative services including environmental, food, and skilled labor. DPS has been a career home-base for over 25,000 people, servicing ten states nation-wide.

DPS was named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to work for in Houston in 2013, 2014 and 2015 and in 2016, took home the Elite Award for Communication. In 2010 and 2011, Dean's Professional Services was listed in the Inc. 5000. Since 1999, Dean's Professional Services has been ranked among the largest permanent placement, largest area temporary placement, largest minority owned, and the Fast 100 by the Houston Business Journal. In 2009, Dean's Professional Services became a Joint Commission Certified Health Care Staffing Service.

Mrs. Jennifer Dean asserted, "We have a unique opportunity to continue our growth in a way that will maintain our customer service standards, always giving 150%, never settling for 100%, knowing our customers are the reason we are in business." DPS is the innovated way to succeed at specialized staffing, staffing development, and consulting.

For more information about Dean's Professional Services visit or call 713-785-7483 or 1-800-805-9318.

Dean’s Professional Services—Smith & Dean, Inc. 11511 Katy Freeway, Suite 430 Houston, TX 77079