Dean T. Parisian attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, the University of Minnesota and Hamline University School of Law. His undergraduate degrees were in Education and Economics and he began his investment career in 1982. He trained on Wall Street with Kidder, Peabody and Co. and joined Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. in LaJolla, California in 1984. After Drexel’s downfall, Dean was a Trust Officer at First Union Bank in Atlanta and managed his personal holdings with significant success prior to founding Chippewa Partners in 1995. He was the first Native American mutual fund advisor licensed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. He is a member of the White Earth Reservation of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. His greatest accomplishments include raising two sons and 30 years of marriage. The Parisian family enjoys many outdoor pursuits at "Pamelot", their farm in Tennessee and at the Ghost Ranch, their retreat on the Yellowstone River in Montana. I hunt stocks, big-game and predators and also love trapping canines.