As a Real Estate Broker, with a detail-oriented, strategic, and personable approach in helping clients, Derek helps his clients accomplish their real estate goals. He has work experience as a personal trainer in Honolulu, San Francisco, and Grants Pass. He was also a coach at Grants Pass High School for 10 years for their football and track teams. From his years of experience as a coach and personal trainer, he learned the value of listening to a client's needs to help them reach their goals.

When working with clients, he makes sure that they are a part of the whole process every step of the way. He guides and helps them understand each step. Derek has called Oregon home for over 27 years. When not serving his clients, Derek, his wife Paula, and their daughter Amelia, love to spend time taking family walks with their dog or working in the backyard.