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About our Agent
Meet Derek, your dedicated Nashville real estate agent with a passion for serving others. Originally from Clarksville, Derek relocated to Franklin after graduating college to be closer to his family and embrace the sought-after lifestyle the area offers.
Derek's educational journey took him from the University of Alabama to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Health and Human Performance, with a minor in Political Science. Prior to his career in real estate, Derek served as an air traffic controller in the United States Army for six years and also worked in luxury vehicle sales. His time in the Army was marked by notable achievements, including earning leadership awards, ranking among the top 10% in basic Army combat training and advanced initial training, and receiving two Army achievement medals. However, his most cherished accomplishment was being awarded a coin from 4-star General Cavoli for his outstanding leadership efforts during a mission in Romania.
Driven by a genuine desire to help others, Derek obtained his real estate license. With several years of sales experience under his belt, he appreciates the art of the sale and believes in leveraging his skills to assist people in their real estate endeavors. Derek understands that buying or selling a home can be a significant and complex undertaking, and he is dedicated to making the process smooth, stress-free, and even exciting for his clients. By truly understanding their needs and why those needs are essential, Derek ensures he can provide the highest level of assistance.
What sets Derek apart is his unmatched work ethic. Raised by parents who instilled in him the value of perseverance, Derek brings unwavering dedication to his real estate work. He is committed to working tirelessly day and night, striving for excellence in every aspect of his service to clients.
Outside of his real estate career, Derek enjoys staying active by working out, walking his dogs, and spending quality time with his family. As an agent with his chosen firm, Derek aligns with their values of professionalism, consistency, and reliability. Together, they aim to provide a premium concierge experience for clients, ensuring that buying or selling a property is an exceptional journey rather than a stressful transaction.
Derek's close-knit family holds a special place in his heart. Being the middle child with an older brother and younger sister, he cherishes his parents' support and influence. His father's 22-year service in the Army holds deep meaning for Derek, and he starts each day with a call to his mother, sharing coffee and treasured moments.