Derek has been in the CPG industry for over 30 years. He has experience with retail, sales and business management. He has worked in all facets of the business.
Derek started his career with Nabisco Brands in 1981 as a territory manager. He joined the Lipton Tea Company in 1983 and worked for several years in the Dallas and Austin markets.
In 1987, Derek joined Brown, Moore & Flint where he served as a key accounts representative for several years. In 1994, he accepted a position at Conagra.
Derek joined KCB in 1996. He is married to Becky and they have two teenagers, Samuel (16) and Gretchen (15). Derek lives in Rockwall, Texas and enjoys watching his son play football and his daughter play tennis for Rockwall High School.