Derek joined the AKPD team in 2010. He manages the digital world for the firm and individual clients, including target research and execution, CMS and web design, social media account management, video production, and graphic design. As well, he also assists with the television and radio advertisement purchasing process.
Over the years, Derek has worked in numerous campaign field offices throughout the Midwest, spent time working the 2008 Nevada democratic primary, and has also worked for the Iowa Democratic Party.
Derek graduated with his BA in political science and mass communication from the University of Iowa.