Derek joined the Reliant team in August of 2021. Derek has been a mechanic since 2009 and after joining Reliant quickly became a Master Technician in under 5 months.
Derek lives in Neosho, WI. He joined the Neosho Fire Department in 2020. It was here that Derek developed a passion for fire trucks that lead him to Reliant Fire Apparatus.
Derek is married to his wife Sam and and has one daughter named Addisyn. In his spare time he enjoys bowling, softball, and cribbage.