Executive Profile

Dean Durbin

Dean Durbin

Lexington Office

Dean Durbin is a Managing Director in the Lexington, Kentucky office. His CFA practice is primarily focused on helping middle market business owners in the Ohio Valley Area reach their goals of growth and/or divestiture. Dean leverages his years of corporate experience along with his success in building, running and exiting his own business, for his role at CFA as an Investment Banker. He understands first-hand what company owners are thinking about as they contemplate such a life-changing business transaction. Dean is a proven creative leader and project manager, who is focused on completing maximum value transactions for his clients.

Dean began his career as a production superintendent for Vulcan Materials Company where he managed a large stone quarry and processing facility. He later progressed into the engineered construction products industry where he served for many years for Contech Construction Products in sales and marketing roles. Dean currently holds a Professional Engineering license.

Dean enjoyed a long and successful career in the construction products and engineering industry. His major responsibilities included management, strategic planning, and business development. In 2017, just prior to joining CFA, Dean successfully exited his 85-person engineering and drilling company with locations throughout the Ohio Valley region.

Dean received one of the industry’s most distinguished honors when he was named Kentucky Society of Professional Engineer’s (KSPE), Engineer of the Year in Construction. He currently serves as the President of the KSPE Bluegrass Chapter and President of the Dunbar High School Athletics Boosters. He is a former U.S. Army officer, youth sports coach and referee.