Director of Quality
Derek holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Derek is a trained ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, certified AWS Certified Welding Inspector, and certified AMPP Level 2 Coatings Inspector with experience as a NDE Inspector, Quality and EHS Engineer. Derek’s experience ranges from managing ASME fabrication programs, interfacing with national and international certifying bodies such as Lloyd’s Register, Hartford Steamboiler, CSA, UL, and the PED in small to medium size engineered fabrication industry. He is responsible for JMS’ Quality Assurance and Control Program, driving continuous improvement, and the environmental and health activities of the business. Derek is active in the leadership team lending support to JMS strategic initiatives. When Derek’s away from work you will find him traveling, kayaking for weekend adventures, hiking and camping, or playing disc golf.