Our Mission
Our mission is to provide resources combined with the word of God. We envision a community where individuals and families have the resources to learn, grow and succeed!

 The Deans

Their passion for serving others stems from lessons learned from life experiences. After overcoming personal challenges and gaining the freedom to pursue and fulfill their own dreams, the Dean’s decided to pay it forward dedicating their lives to empowering others to live a life of greater depth. They count it a privilege to play such a critical role in the lives of others.


Min. Willie Dean, Jr.

Pastor Willie Dean, Jr. is the founder of WDM, Inc.., a non-profit 501( C) 3 organization established to strengthen families through Coaching, Mentoring, After school Program Activities, Personal Enrichment, and Spiritual Development. 

He was licensed as a Minister of the Gospel at New Mercies Christian Church in 2005. Min. Willie Dean has earned an Associate of Arts Degree in Law Enforcement from Wayne County Community College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Detroit Mercy. 

Lady JoAnn Dean

Lady JoAnn Dean is an Author, Board Certified Life Coach, Inspirational Speaker and Leader. She has been helping others help themselves for over 25 years. She is a graduate of Southern University in New Orleans where she earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Social Work. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Willie Dean Ministries, Inc.  Her mission is to draw others closer to God and His plan for their lives