Dean Fischer

Chairman, Audubon Great Lakes Board of Advisors

Dean Fischer is Chairman Emeritus of West Monroe Partners, a Chicago based business and technology consultancy he co-founded in 2002. He also served as a Partner at Arthur Andersen during his 23-year tenure with that firm. Dean has been the Chairman of the Audubon Great Lakes Board of Advisors since 2014, helping grow the office and lead the vision of Audubon Great Lakes’ work during his time with the board. In January of 2020, Dean began his first term as a Board Member for the National Audubon Society Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Audubon Great Lakes, Dean served on the National Board of the Student Conservation Association for seven years, including a three-year term as its chairman. Dean also served on the board of Openlands, a Chicago based environmental non-profit.

Dean lives in Glen Ellyn with his wife Jenny.