“With the Ethos mission to make the world a safer place— one person, family, or business at a time— I know business can be a force for good.”
Director, Marketing + Communication
Derek joined the Ethos Preparedness team in 2020, bringing 9 years of digital marketing experience to the team. A graduate of the University of Missouri -- Columbia Communication School, he has varied experience strategizing and leading marketing efforts within organizations ranging from financial services for veterans to Build-A-Bear Workshop.
A strong believer that business can be a force for good, the Ethos mission to make the world a safer place— one person, family, or business at a time— is a natural fit. He looks forward to work every day as an opportunity to bring creativity and strategy together connecting people with the products and services Ethos provides.
Originally from Columbia, MO, Derek has lived in St. Louis for the last 3 years and has fallen in love with the unique history of the city. Outside of the office you'll find him at home with his dog, Mowgli, or at one of many favorite restaurants as a self-proclaimed foodie.