Vice President of Finance
Derek joined S & S in May 2010 and is the Vice President of Finance for S & S Property Management. He is responsible for overseeing the accounting activities of S & S, acquisition opportunities for the company, lender relations, and investor relations.
Prior to joining S & S, Derek was an Associate at Northshore Capital Advisors in Knoxville, TN, a company with operations in hedge fund investing, private equity, investment banking advisory services, and wealth management. While at Northshore from January 2008 to May 2010, he was responsible for analysis and financial modeling of merger and acquisition activity for the company as well as client companies. Additionally, he was responsible for operational finance for the private equity portfolio companies.
From June 2006 to December 2007, Derek was an Associate at FirstBank where he worked in the real estate division. He was responsible for analysis of potential loans and managed the portfolio of loans made by the department
Derek has two degrees from the University of Tennessee, a Bachelor of Science with a major in Finance and a collateral in Information Management, as well as a Bachelor of Science with a major in Marketing and a collateral in International Business. Derek lives in Nashville with his wife and two children.