Dr. Dean Hollenbeck
Flint Hills Technical College

Dr. Dean Hollenbeck has been President of Flint Hills Technical College since 2006. Previous to that he was at Colorado Northwestern Community College and the Colorado Community College System in Denver. While in Colorado served as the State FFA Advisor and the Director of Business and Industry Training for the community college system, in addition to, working out of the Governor’s Office of Business Development as Director of the Colorado First program. Dr. Hollenbeck began his career as an Agriculture instructor in Lenapah, Oklahoma in 1974. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Agriculture Education from Oklahoma State University, his Masters and Ph.D. in Vocational Education Administration from Colorado State University in 1987. Dr. Hollenbeck is very active in the Emporia community, setting on several committees and boards throughout the area.