Derrick was born and raised in Sacramento, California. After attending Rio Americano High School, he attended the University of Arizona where he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Regional Development. After college, Derrick took time to travel and then moved to San Francisco where he worked for the client services team at Mathews International Capital Management. Derrick chose to continue his education and earned his MBA from the University of San Francisco in 2015.
After graduation, Derrick moved back to his hometown of Sacramento to be a part of The Niello Company as the company Controller. In 2020 Derrick moved to his current role and Chief Financial Officer.
When he’s not at work, Derrick spends his time with his wife Lauren and three children Richie (6), Gianna (4) and Rocco (1.5).