Derek Parker, Resource Development Manager
While serving as on the organization’s Board of Directors, Derek further served Access to Independence as its Gala co-chair for its 2011 Gala event. Derek brought extensive financial expertise and more than 13 years in banking to Access to Independence. Prior to his association with the organization, Derek was a vice president for US Bank where he oversaw 21 bank branch locations. In his capacity Mr. Parker managed the sales, operations and human resource functions for his district. In his past, he has served as treasurer for the Washington Assistive Technology Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides micro-finance loans for assistive technology.