Though he joined Smith Moore more than a decade ago, Dean Hopkins’ experience in the financial services industry dates back to 1978. As the manager of Smith Moore’s branch in Jefferson City, Dean builds long-term relationships with great clients by developing personalized investment strategies. Coupled with his Series 3, 7, 8 24, 63, and 66 Securities Licenses, his market knowledge is incorporated into client discussions about goals, risk tolerance, and results. Dean employs multiple strategies grounded in his historical, fundamental, and technical know-how, and he is committed to the pursuit of the greater understanding of free markets and business.
Before joining the industry, Dean attended Shimer College and Oxford University, and he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of the Americas with a Bachelor’s degree, and from the University of Denver with a Master’s degree. In addition, Dean is on the Finance Boards of both Capital Region Healthcare and Meadowlake Acres Country Club, as well as the Board of Capital Projects and Board of Parish Education at Faith Lutheran Church.
Dean and his wife, Sofia, reside in the Jefferson City, MO area, and they have two sons.