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Janice Stringer (Jan)

General Manager


  • Twenty five (25) years of senior management, human resources and operations experience in both the public and private sector

Jan rejoined the firm in the new role of General Manager in 2014 after nearly nine years in the management and operations fields of customer interface in local government. Previous to that Jan was employed by the firm in the role of practice manager and in a management position at IR.

The role of General Manger at Dean & Associates is a wide, varied and diverse one in which Jan performs a number of functions whilst being responsible directly to the partners. At the highest level the role includes development of the firm's business, financial, strategic and marketing plans. Jan also has overall responsibility for risk management, human resources and staff management, systems & IT, property management, trust account administration and compliance. Jan also undertakes project management and manages the partnership.

Jan's extensive experience across both the public and private sector allows her to bring expertise in delivering facilitation and execution of operations, client relationship management, internal and external communications, business development and development of the firm's culture strategies.

Jan's style is direct and no nonsense whilst her radiant and captivating personality helps confidently drive the firm's modus operandi.

A true local of the Waitaki, Jan enjoys spending time at her family crib in the beautiful Waitaki Lakes region and fishing, boating and skiing. Recently she has discovered the sport of golf and has brought her handicap down significantly. She frequently plays at the picturesque North Otago Golf Course and also in many tournaments within the region. Jan enjoys a busy social calendar which she shares with her husband Warren and daughter Casey.

Contact Jan by email: jans@deanlaw.co.nz