Derek assists the Director of Portfolio Management with trading, research, portfolio analysis, and monitoring of relevant market events.
Prior to joining FSA, Derek worked for another DC area registered investment advisor where he gained experience in research, trading, portfolio analysis, and technical analysis. Derek was drawn to FSA by their tactical approach, particularly as it pertains to their use of moving averages. Derek graduated from George Washington University in May 2016 with a BA in international affairs and a concentration in international economics. He is currently a level II candidate for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. In his spare time, Derek enjoys travelling, rock climbing, hiking, and learning the Python coding language.