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DPS Listed on the 2021 Cougar 100, Hosted by the UH Alumni Association

Updated: Feb 4, 2021

Houston, TX (2/3/2021)– On February 3, 2021, Dean’s Professional Services was recognized as number 69 of the Cougar 100, an award for the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies owned by University of Houston Alumni. Jennifer Dean, President, attended accepted the award and recognition during the virtual presentation.

This is the 4th year Dean’s Professional Services has been recognized on this prestigious list. Both Jennifer Dean, President and Tiffany Wright, CEO are UH Alumni. Jennifer Dean, President and Founder stated, “We are proud to represent Dean’s Professional Services and the UH Alumni Community.”

The Cougar 100 is a recognition and celebration of the 100 most successful Cougar-owned or operated companies. 2021 marks the 8th Annual Event and companies were ranked by percentage of compound annual growth in sales or revenue. The Cougar 100 are featured in the Cougar 100 booklet and a two-page spread in the Houston Business Journal’s October 2019 edition. In addition, The Cougar 100 members are included in the Cougar Business to Business Network that showcases Cougar-owned businesses, connecting them with alumni and fellow business owners.

Dean's Professional Services is a national and award-winning staffing, staff development, and consulting company. DPS has been ranked on the Cougar 100 consecutively for the past three years. DPS has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to work for in Houston consecutively since 2015, taking home elite awards for Recruitment and Retention. In 2017, DPS ranked on the Houston Fast 100, presented by the Houston Business Journal with 122% growth year over the year. In 2017, DPS Founder & President, Mrs. Jennifer Dean, was nominated for the Women Who Mean Business Award by the Houston Business Journal. Since 1999, Dean's Professional Services has 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.

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

For more information about the Cougar 100, visit



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