Derek is a Partner, the President, and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Columbia Pacific Wealth Management. Prior to joining the firm, he served as the CIO for the Private Client Services Division and Retirement Plan Division of Kibble & Prentice. Derek holds the Series 65 license.
Derek graduated from Connecticut College with a bachelor’s degree in economics and government. He earned a master’s in economics from the London School of Economics and taught college-level economics and politics in Switzerland. Derek enjoys long distance triathlons; trail running; supporting Chelsea; and spending time with his wife, daughter, and champion Vizsla.
“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”