With more than 20 years experience in both the health care and technology industries, Derek is the CEO and leads the overall strategic direction of HealthTechS3 and GAFFEY Healthcare. In his capacity as CEO he oversees operations, growth strategy, and financial performance.

Derek has extensive experience in driving superior healthcare operating performance from Critical Access hospitals to multi-facility billion dollar organizations. Derek has served as a CEO, Division President, Company CFO, Chief Information Officer, Division CFO and other middle management positions. He brings a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and how to build high performance teams.

Previously, Derek served as Senior Vice President and Division President at MedCath Corporation based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Further, he also held the position as Chief Executive Officer of U.S. operations for Craneware, Inc., a leading revenue cycle software solutions company with North American headquarters in Orlando, Florida and served as Operations Chief Financial Officer at IASIS Healthcare located in Franklin, Tennessee.