Christy Dees is Bravo's Vice President of Development, a position she has held since October 2013. In her role, Dees develops new original series for the network while continuing to focus on the innovative concepts, memorable characters and high quality programming that defines the Bravo brand. Based in Los Angeles, Dees reports to Rachel Smith, Senior Vice President of Development for Bravo Media.
Dees previously held the position of Director of Development for Bravo Media. Since being at the network, she has developed a number of hit series including Shahs of Sunset, Newlyweds: The First Year, Bethenny and Fredrik, Summer House, The Real Housewives of Potomac, Mexican Dynasties, and the upcoming Below Deck: Sailing Vessel. She also served as Executive Producer of the series Thicker Than Water.
Prior to joining Bravo, Dees was an executive at The Style Network where she oversaw a number of series including Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane and Tia and Tamara. Dees credits Thom Beers with her big break when Beers hired her as Vice President of Development at Original Productions where she developed a number of projects including Monster House and America's Deadliest Season, the prequel to Deadliest Catch. Previously Dees was Director of Development at FX