Derrick has been involved in investment banking since 1997 focusing on M&A, advisory and capital raising. His investment banking career began at UBS Securities as an industry and product generalist and evolved to execute transactions in business services, real estate and financial services. A proven self-starter, Derrick has contributed to the successful development of a number of banking platforms including SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Legg Mason and co-founding the financial services investment banking practice for Robert W. Baird.
Derrick received his BA in Political Science from Yale University and an MBA in Finance from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He holds FINRA 7, 63, 79 and 99 licenses.
Currently, he serves as a Managing Director and founding partner of U.S. Strategic Capital and sits on the Board of the Compass Real Estate Fund III.