Derik is very excited to work with CXPA as the Membership Community Manager. His focus will be on providing services, connections and resources to Local Networking Groups and CCXP candidates and designees. His background is in customer service, retail management, and marketing communications, where he has honed his passion for building strong, connected communities. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Acting from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and when he’s not at his desk, he loves to be involved in his current city’s theatre scene both onstage and off.
Quick facts about Derik:
- He is a 90’s pop culture junkie.
- Was slimed at Nickelodeon studios as a kid and has a certificate to prove it.
- Very connected to his Nordic roots and has thousands of pages of classic Nordic recipes that he loves to cook.