Derek is the Detailing Manager and Project Management lead at All Things Metal, and he is responsible for implementing ATM detailing standards, ensuring those standards are followed in order to produce accurate drawings for the shop and field, as well as overseeing the entire Project Management Department. Derek believes that communication, education, and consistency are the keys to success at all things Metal and plays his role in that by keeping an open line of communication between all departments, while also listening to the needs of others so that he can adjust the standards and processes to better serve everyone in the company.

Derek finds himself inspired by his granddaughter and her innocence, yet total willingness to learn. Outside of work, Derek looks forward to his Friday night date nights with his wife and camping trips with his family.