Dean Zayed, JD


Dean Zayed is a Principal of Perkins & Zayed and PRIZM Financial Advisors, Inc., a financial services firm dedicated to helping its clients achieve their lifetime financial goals. Dean provides comprehensive financial planning including asset allocation, retirement planning, education planning, and portfolio management. His proprietary process entitled “Comprehensive Financial Solutions,TM” successfully eliminates the fear, anxiety and hassle clients often face in their financial affairs. Dean uses his extensive experience to offer a one-source solution for the management, growth, and preservation of his clients’ wealth.   

Dean received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Northwestern University, where he completed the Business Institutions Program, the Undergraduate Leadership Program and was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society. Dean received his Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law and a Master’s degree in Taxation from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), a member of the Illinois Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys, American Bar Association, DuPage County Bar Association and the Financial Planning Association.                             

After law school, Dean practiced at Momkus Ozog & McCluskey LLC in Downers Grove until forming Perkins & Zayed, P.C. with Mark D. Perkins in 2001. Dean is currently a Principal of Prizm Financial Advisors, Inc.

Dean is also founder and CEO of Brookstone Capital Management, LLC (BCM). BCM is nationally recognized fiduciary advisory firm with over 2.5 billion in assets under management and clie ts in all 50 states. 

A lifelong resident of the Chicago area, Dean was born and raised in the northwest side of Chicago and now resides in Hinsdale, Illinois with his wife Michele and their two children, Marissa and Anthony. His main interests include world politics, reading and golf.