As a transportation engineer, Derrick has experience ranging across planning, design, construction, and maintenance sectors. His work centers around transportation safety, signal design, signal timing, and access management. With a passion for taking on the challenge of solving problems through design, he enjoys his career in the civil engineering industry—solving large and complex problems in transportation keeps him on this rewarding and exciting path.
Aligning his core purpose of creating engineering solutions with his personal passion for health and wellness, Derrick advocates for the redevelopment of communities to be more walkable and to deprioritize single-occupancy motor vehicles in urban communities.
When he’s not championing healthier communities in his work, Derrick enjoys staying physically active. He’s also a photographer who enjoys taking photos of architecture, landscape, and sports. If he’s not working out or taking photos, then it must be the NFL season—he’s a lifelong San Francisco 49ers fan!