Derek combines consulting, coaching and capital to help purpose-driven organizations think, plan, and execute better at work. His boutique management consulting firm, On Center, helps small businesses and nonprofits with strategy and organizational development. He is also working with several investment vehicles and nonprofits in frontier and emerging markets to transform communities by building small businesses and maturing the capital markets.
Before founding On Center, Derek spent 12 years in fixed-income trading and investment banking at Performance Trust Capital Partners, the largest full-service investment bank focused on community depository institutions. Most recently, Derek served as Head of Client Insights & Analytics, building and delivering financial products that helped community bank decision-makers understand, embrace and take action.
Derek studied Finance at Mizzou and earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.