“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
~Francis of Assisi
Derek brings more than a decade of personal and commercial banking experience to JNBA’s clients, with expertise in a broad range of financial advice: from providing commercial and complex personal lending solutions to cash flow management. He held leadership roles at a small community bank in Greater Minnesota as well as at U.S. Bank, where he worked most recently within U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management. Derek joined JNBA to expand his focus on holistic wealth management in JNBA’s collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Born in Southern California, Derek spent his early years in North Carolina before moving to Minnesota. He is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul with a BA in Finance and Marketing and earned his Certified Financial Planner™ designation in early 2021. Derek lives in Hopkins with his wife Britany and daughter Penelope — with a second child on the way. He enjoys golfing, reading, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.