Derek joined the ZR-Minneapolis office as the Marketing Coordinator. He collaborates with the Director of Administration on all aspects of case and firm marketing and outreach to connect our firm with the clients in need of our services. He also serves as the point person for organizing office and firm events, monitoring our website and social media analytics, development of print and digital graphics, assists in the maintenance of our CRM database, and coordinates with external vendors for promotional materials. Derek keeps our online presence first-rate with updates to bios and practice-specific marketing materials.
Derek earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Hamline University, with an emphasis in public relations and video production. His past marketing experiences has been helping multiple different engineering firms, a health care system, and a national youth wrestling camp with their external communication through social media and website management. As a self-described renaissance man, Derek is knowledgeable on topics such as jazz, film, pop culture history and cooking. He fills his free time with magic, intrigue, and general handsomeness.