Background & Experience
Derek grew up in a military family and lived in many places around the world. Such as Germany, Texas and Missouri. He moved to Springfield for college and decided to make Southwest Missouri his home. He began his career in property management in 2006. Derek managed a portfolio of several properties, staff, tenants and generated millions throughout his career. With an unmatched customer satisfaction expertise, he was awarded “Property of the Year” by Springfield Apartment Association for the Blue Block Lofts. With Derek’s proven track record of success real estate was an inevitable next step in his career. In 2017, Derek was honored with the prestigious “40 under 40” award by the Springfield Business Journal. He also found time to start a non-profit in 2016 called the “Project Bat Foundation”. The focus of this foundation is giving hope and optimism to children and community. Derek enjoys spending time outdoors, whether it’s a bike ride, a hike, or Table Rock Lake, you will find him with his dog Bruce Wayne, friends, family or colleagues.