Director of Finance and Administration
Work: (719) 884-6164
Derrick currently serves as the Business Administrator at First Pres. He oversees finance, facilities, IT, and security at First Pres. The Administrative Team serves all ministry areas to support the Gospel of Jesus Christ in all we do at First Pres. Derrick brings more than 36 years of finance and CPA experience to this role and has been a part of the First Pres team for more than 10 years. Derrick also served in a similar role with Reach Beyond in Colorado Springs. Derrick came to have a personal faith in and relationship with Jesus Christ through Vineyard Church in San Luis Obispo, CA as a college first-week student. Derrick holds a BA in Accounting and an MS in Taxation from Colorado State University. Rhonda and Derrick have four grown sons, one grown daughter and five grandchildren. In his spare time, Derrick enjoys worshipping with Big Blue in the choir, hiking, visiting family, being in nature, and taste-testing donuts.