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Dean Cochran

Dean Cochran


Vice President of Communications

Dean Cochran is an entertainment professional with over 25 years of experience. He is the Director of Post Production for New Regency Films and has supervised many major motion pictures including Academy Award winning films 12 Years a Slave, Birdman, and The Revenant. Besides his production work he has spent a great deal of time in front of the camera starring in feature films and television shows such as Air Marshal, Target of Opportunity, Meet the Spartans, Beverly Hills 90210, to name a few.

Dean is a New Orleans native and a graduate of Tulane University where he was awarded the Overture to the Cultural Season scholarship. He has black belts in Kung Fu and Kenpo and is a former competitive martial arts champion. As a New Orleans native, he is an avid New Orleans Saints fan. He is married to former Miss USA and Price is Right model Brandi (formerly Sherwood) and they have 2 daughters Katie and Ava. He and his wife served on the Family Team Leadership Committee for the March of Dimes in honor of Katie who was born premature and her twin brother Jack who did not survive.

Dean previously served on the board as the Vice President of Fundraising and is extremely excited to take over as VP of Communications which he feels is right in his wheelhouse.