Dean Izzo is a consultant at Capital City Consulting, bringing his expertise from many years in IT consulting and operations management. Dean joins Capital City Consulting from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), having been at the department since its creation and most recently serving as the chief of staff.
As the chief of staff, Dean represented the department’s views on policy decisions and oversaw each of DEO’s divisions and programs, cabinet affairs, communications and external affairs offices. Prior to serving as chief of staff at DEO, Dean also served as chief financial officer, where he was responsible for managing the department’s $1.3 billion budget and oversaw the department’s budget management, financial management, financial monitoring, human resource management and general services bureaus. Dean also previously served as chief information officer of DEO, where he was responsible for strategic management and operational oversight of the department’s IT resources, systems and services.
Prior to his time at DEO, Dean served as director of real estate for the Florida Department of Management Services, where he oversaw approximately 55 million square feet of commercial property, managed the state’s construction management and leasing program, and provided strategic and technical management of Florida’s real estate holdings and assets. Additionally, Dean previously served as vice president of operations in the retail banking division at JP Morgan Chase Bank, as a consultant and project manager at IBM, and as chief information officer at Florida Department of Community Affairs.
Dean graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Real Estate/Finance. Dean has also earned a Florida Certified Contract Negotiator Certification, as well as a Project Management Professional Certification from the Project Management Institute.
Dean resides in Tallahassee with his wife, Chollet, daughter, Jenna Long, and son, Colby.