With more than 25 years experience in development/fundraising, Derek’s work in this arena has afforded him significant experience in planning, implementation, and management of the strategies to bolster your organization’s mission, programs and services.
Prior to co-founding Arthur Alley in May 2006, Derek served as the Divisional Resource Development Director for The Salvation Army’s Georgia Division. In this role, he worked with individuals, corporations, and foundations that have the ability to make major gifts to benefit the organization’s programs and services. Derek was honored as Resource Development Department Director of the Year for the Southern Territory. In addition, he served as Associate Executive Director for Advancement for the Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth located in Canaan, New York.
Derek has been active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) on a local, state, and international level and has served on multiple not-for-profit organization boards in his community. As a Presbyterian elder, Derek has also been engaged in the life of his local congregation.