Derek is originally from Blackfoot, Idaho, and he has built his career in the LBM industry over the span of the past 20 years.
Derek began his career working in a lumberyard in Pocatello, and then came to Foxworth Galbraith in Colorado Springs where he oversaw the insulation installation crews for the Colorado Region. He then was promoted to the position of Outside Sales, and again was promoted to a National Accounts Manager in Colorado during his tenure with Foxworth Galbraith.
In 2012, Derek went to work for Bloedorn Lumber Company, as a general manager for the Rock Springs, Wyoming yard. Colorado called him back in 2015, and Derek became the general manager for the Foxworth Galbraith yard in the Denver Metro area.
Derek has been affiliated with the Colorado Council for the past nearly two years, giving generously of his time and energy to contribute to the success of their events. He was Vice-Chair of the Colorado Council, serving with Chair Sam Yates, and this year, Derek will be stepping up to chair the committee, and serve on the MSLBMDA board.
Derek lives in north Denver with his beautiful wife, Andi, and two wonderful boys, Landry and Garrett. They are truly the light of his life! A lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan, Derek enjoys spending time with family and friends, loves the outdoors when he can find time to get out into it, and believes that a positive attitude and great work ethic can move mountains.