With more than 10 years of experience and success in the restoration and insurance industry, Derek’s knowledge, professionalism, and passion for the restoration industry have earned him the reputation as an industry expert. As a result, he has served as an expert witness on various large property losses for many major insurance carriers. His professional knowledge is a culmination of practical experience in property loss damage assessment, profit center management, sales, and business development.
While Derek started his career as a property adjuster, he quickly became a senior estimator in the restoration industry, beginning his career at BluSky as a project director in Northern Colorado. Derek’s background in large-loss property damage and large-scale roofing and exterior sales and management led to his becoming the Vice President of the Northern Colorado Regional office for BluSky.
To complement his degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Derek has earned multiple certifications including Haag Certified Roof Inspector, Asbestos 40-Hour Supervisor, Lead-Safe Renovator, IICRC Applied Structural Drying, Water Damage Technician, Fire and Smoke Odor Technician, and Applied Microbial Remediation Technician. Derek believes in giving back to the local community and serves as a member of the Northern Colorado United for Youth Organization, an organization with the mission to serve the under-privileged youth in the Northern Colorado area.