Derek is President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Alliance. He leads the business community in advocating Utah’s economic growth. He serves as Chairman of the Inland Port Authority, and previously as President and CEO of the World Trade Center Utah. He served as Chief of Staff to Governor Gary Herbert and as Managing Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Derek started his career in Washington, D.C. as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen and as legal counsel in the U.S. House of Representatives. He’s a graduate of the BYU Law School and holds a Master of Public Administration from the Romney Institute of Public Management at BYU.