Dean Wilkerson joined the American College of Emergency Physicians as Executive Director in April 2004.
Before joining ACEP, he was National Executive Director and CEO of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for 11 years and General Counsel for three years. Prior to joining MADD, Dean was a corporate attorney for Gardere & Wynne for six years.
Wilkerson earned his JD from the University of Texas Law School, his MBA degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and his BA from the University of Arkansas. He became a Certified Association Executive in 1999.