Derek is a Portfolio Manager within the Traditional Fixed Income Group at Robinson Capital Management. Derek has 35 years of experience within the investment industry managing Equities and Fixed Income portfolios for Institutional and High Net Worth clients as well as overseeing state-wide investment management teams and developing client investment strategies.
Prior to joining Robinson Capital Management in 2019, Derek served as a Senior Portfolio Manager for 17 years at Fifth Third Bank (formerly Old Kent Bank) in Grand Rapids, Michigan within their Wealth Management Group.
From 1998 to 2000 Derek served as a Director of Corporate Investments at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan where he was responsible for directing and managing the company’s primary and subsidiary investment portfolios, maintaining the company’s banking relationships and manage the company’s team of investment and cash management specialists.
Derek holds an MBA from Western Michigan University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. Derek also is a CFA Charterholder.