Derek joined Murphy Business & Financial Corporation in 2015 after spending the previous 8 years in the oil and gas industry. In oil and gas, he specialized in bringing together multiple parties to provide turn key solutions for his clients. He is now applying those skills working with business owners and prospective buyers.
Derek has a passion for assisting his clients in achieving their objectives. He is keenly aware of the fact that he is helping business owners get the highest possible return on their most significant investment. Derek's empathy allows him to keep in mind that the process of selling a business can be an emotional experience for an owner. This trait allows him to thoughtfully guide his clients through the process.
Derek is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Texas at Arlington. In his spare time, Derek spends time with friends and family, including his 3 nephews - Brandt, Braeden and Blake.