Area of Expertise
Technology – Perm
Derrick, Associate Director of Direct Hire Solutions, brings 15 years of experience working with companies and business leaders across numerous industries including technology, consumer products, real estate, and finance; in startup, growth, turnaround, exit, and other life stages.
Since 2010, he has had the opportunity to partner with hundreds of founders and technology startups throughout the Triangle, as both an external partner, in economic development roles at the City of Raleigh and Downtown Raleigh Alliance, and an internal company resource, as Head of Recruiting and HR at K4Connect.
Derrick understands the critical need for high-growth companies to have a strategic business partner with the ability to support during times of expansion and contraction and he seeks to further bring the national resources and capabilities of Vaco to the local market.
Find Derrick in the community
Derrick currently serves on the Executive Board of Directors for Innovate Raleigh.
What do love best about working at Vaco?
Two Vaco tenets resonate with me the most are Outlaws Welcome and Be Entrepreneurial. My unique background and extensive network have been purpose-built using an unconventional approach to solving problems and are fueled by my entrepreneurial drive and spirit.