Derek is a co-manager of the Dividend Value Strategy and related institutional portfolios. He joined the Dividend Value team in 2011.
Derek began his financial industry career in 1998 and joined the firm in 2010. Prior to his current portfolio management role, he was a senior equity research analyst for the mid- and large-cap research team, specializing in the basic materials sector. Previously, Derek was an analyst at State Street Global Advisors in charge of the global basic materials sector. He was also an associate at Putnam Investments where he worked on the global basic materials team, and served as an associate at Citigroup covering the domestic chemical sector.
Derek earned a B.S. in finance/quantitative methods from Babson College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Minnesota.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.