Josiah Dean

How do your colleagues describe you?

Josiah is a caring and compassionate leader who challenges his staff to be the best we can be.

Why do you do what you do?

I have always had an interest in improving community, whether a region, town or business. I love being able to share my experiences with others to assist them to be as successful as they can.


Josiah has more than 30 years of experience in hospitality management, graphic design and technology training. He and his wife currently own and operate the award-winning Balch Hotel in Dufur, Oregon. He has led businesses throughout the US with teams of up to 200 staff members. He earned his MBA from University of Nevada, Reno where he studied business and non-profits.