Derek is currently senior vice president of human resources at Alexander & Baldwin, where he provides strategic HR leadership and is responsible for overseeing the delivery of human resource solutions including programs, services and policies. He also supports the company through organizational development, corporate culture and employee experience initiatives. Prior to A&B, Derek served as vice president & director of HR services at Hawaii Employers Council.
In the community, Derek is an appointed member of the State of Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Advisory Council, and an active member of the State of Hawaii’s WDC Employer Engagement Committee, American Heart Association’s Western Region DEI Taskforce and Make-A-Wish Hawaii’s Wish Granting Committee. He also serves as a board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii and the Hawaii Employers Council, past president and director of Hawaii Compensation Group and executive director for Diabetes Care for Life.