Derek entered the construction industry in 2013 with a background in brickwork, masonry, and historical restoration. Between 2017 and 2021, Derek worked offering full ‘Design and Build’ renovation services for his clients in Hong Kong. Since moving to the lowcountry, and joining the ECI team in 2021, Derek has focused on building up a comprehensive carpentry skillset while growing a holistic knowledge of the residential building process. Derek is an excellent communicator, able to collaborate openly and effectively with clients, trade partners and coworkers. Derek is responsible for various tasks, such as ensuring our jobsites are clean, participating in forward planning, keeping a daily log of site occurrences, and finalizing walk throughs with our clients. He meticulously follows safety guidelines and keeps our sites running smoothly and efficiently. Derek preserves the quality of our builds long after a CO has been issued by providing a concierge level after care service that includes maintenance, warranty work, or future renovation projects. A quiet family man with an eye for design, a knack for creative problem solving, and a can-do attitude, Derek aims to continue growing his knowledge base, one happy client at a time.