Derrick has been working construction for 22 years. Growing up in Massachusetts, he started working for a highly skilled construction company performing on projects out of Newport, R.I. on the 12-mile drive that included building multi-million dollar homes for Farrar Associates and other prestigious organizations. He was also involved in building homes for several famous people. He has experience in production and custom building and has owned several companies that provided construction services. He recently earned a bachelors’ degree in business and project management. Derrick has an 11-year-old son who he considers his greatest accomplishment in life. He enjoys snowboarding, hiking, playing basketball, tennis, and many other sports. He strives to worship God in all that he does; and is very involved in church activities. He also enjoys sharing his faith with all those around.