Derek has been in public accounting since 1999. He is the leader of the Northern California Financial Institutions practice, focused on serving financial institutions and other financial service companies. Derek is the lead audit partner on various financial institutions and SEC-reporting company audits ranging from de novo institutions, to multi-billion dollar institutions. Services he provides include financial statement and integrated audits, SEC filings, registration statements, credit reviews, internal control evaluations, due diligence, and board of director training.
Derek is also a lead instructor for the firm’s community bank training programs and is a frequent presenter at financial institution industry conferences, including the Western Independent Bankers Association and the California Bankers Association, as well as a regular contributor to Moss Adams Insights articles and industry publications. In 2011 Derek received the PeopleMetrics Brand Ambassador award, recognizing him for delivering premier service to his clients on a consistent basis. In addition to consistently providing premier client service, Derek is known for his effective communication and strong technical skills.