Derek started his career as a commercial insurance advisor in 1999, specializing in construction liability coverage. He has a reputation for quickly determining solutions to help mitigate his clients business exposures. Derek is able to maintain strong client relationships through effective communication of loss control alternatives tailored to specific business needs. In his free time, Derek enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fly fishing, working around the house and coaching competitive softball with his two daughters, Makenzie and Carly. Derek and his wife, Ronda, are both big Oregon State Beaver fans. Few people know that Derek still holds the Pioneer Minor League Record for most balks in a season!