Virtual Design & Construction Engineer
Born in Boston, Derek holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) from the University of Hartford. At the University of Hartford, Derek taught freshman design studios that dealt with conceptual thinking and driving the student to push the boundaries of conventional design. Derek started his professional career working for a Design/Build Construction Firm specializing in medical, industrial, and technological design and currently oversees the Virtual Design and Construction department of a large construction management firm. With over 8 years in the profession, Derek brings a unique combination of technical/construction experience while maintaining an acute sense of design and aesthetic sensitivity.