Lawrence Dean is Metrostudy’s Regional Director – Houston. Prior to becoming the Houston Regional Director, Mr. Dean lead a team in Metrostudy’s consulting business advising diverse clients, including builders, developers, and investors, on specific sites and potential development programs. He brings abundant experience to this role, having fifteen years of experience in the housing development industry in the Houston area. Mr. Dean has held management roles in land acquisition and development for some of the region’s largest builders including Ryland, KB Home, and D.R. Horton. In the real estate consulting arena, he was also Vice President of a local boutique consulting firm. Mr. Dean holds a Masters of Science in Land Development as well as a second Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, both from Texas A&M. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Houston.