As the president of Mosaic Trust, LLC a boutique strategy-consulting firm, Derek utilizes his experience in the business and faith-based publishing industry as well as strategy development. Mosaic Trust, LLC works with nonprofits and content creators such as Bob Buford, Leadership Network, The Drucker Institute, Amazima Ministries International (founded by New York Times Best Selling author, Katie Davis), iDonate, Dallas Willard Ministries and numerous publishers. Derek is an associate of The Buford Foundation, co-founder and managing director of All There (allthere.org) and served as an adjunct professor of marketing and management at Belmont University, where he earned his MBA as a Sigma Beta Delta inductee. From 2009-2013, in addition to heading Mosaic Trust, Derek served as a pastor on staff at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, Tennessee.
Prior to Mosaic Trust, LLC, Derek served as the Director of Marketing for Integrity Publishers where he managed the marketing for numerous New York Times Bestsellers including Max Lucado, Ravi Zacharias, Henry Cloud and John Townsend, Pat Roberston, Bob Buford, Frank Peretti, Brennan Manning, and others. At LifeWay Christian Resources, Derek’s tenure included leadership in channel management and corporate strategic planning with the direct to church division, retail, trade publishing, international, and internet divisions.
Derek, his wife Jennifer, and their three children live in Brentwood, Tennessee.