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Private Investigators License: NC 4737

Maters of Public Administration, Long Island University CW Post, 1982

B.A., (Psychology), Southern University, 1975

Political Experience


 After his retirement from the Nassau County Police Department, Derek actively reengaged with Nassau County Politics, and in 2008 he was selected to run as a Trustee Candidate in the Incorporated Village of Hempstead, NY. In 2009 Derek was recruited to run as a Candidate for the Nassau County Legislative Council. In 2010 Derek was recruited to run as a Candidate for the New York State 18th Assembly District.  


Derek has worked as a Campaign Advisor and Strategist for numerous Candidates that include current and past Nassau County Court Jurist, the Honorable Judge Gerald Carter, the Honorable Carnell Foskey, former Chief Judge of the Nassau County Family Court and the Honorable Judge Joy Watson, former candidate for Nassau County District Attorney and current Nassau County District Court Judge.   


Derek has been Campaign Advisor and Chief Strategist for a Charlotte City Councilman At-Large candidate. 


Derek now holds the position of Chief Operations Officer for Garner Group International, LLC working to develop partnerships between corporations and the government sector. He is presently serving on the Huntersville, NC Educational Opportunities Commission.