Dean Sengstock

RSM Alliance National Leader, Partner

About Dean

Dean Sengstock is a partner with RSM US LLP and the national Alliance leader for the RSM US Alliance and RSM Canada Alliance. 


Dean is passionate about cultivating a strategic ecosystem, aimed at advancing both RSM US and the members of our Alliance community through mutual growth and success. He leads a cross-functional team focused on building an engaged community of high-performing professional services firms that trust and promote each other and collaborate to create strategic value for our clients, our talent and our respective organizations.

Dean demonstrates the firm’s five key characteristics (the 5 C’s)—caring, curious, collaborative, courageous, and critical thinking—by being a first-choice advisor and fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for our people and clients.

Serving as a performance coach and empowering RSM US and member firms to collaborate more effectively, Dean helps ensure delivery of optimal service to our members and clients.  He also provides business advisory and strategic planning services to member firms and internal practice groups at RSM US.

Dean has been with RSM since 1997 and has been working with RSM US Alliance members since 2002. Before assuming his role as the national Alliance leader, he served as the Southeast regional leader of the RSM US Alliance.

Dean resides in Minneapolis with his wife, Jodi, and their two children, Blake and Ella. He enjoys golfing, boating, spending time with family and generally being outdoors.  

Professional affiliations and designations

  • Certified public accountant
  • Certified management accountant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Master of Business Taxation, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science, accounting, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse