Derek joined McCollum Studio in October 2019. As an Eagle Scout, he brings an exceptional level of commitment, leadership, and talent to each project and client relationship. Derek has a long-standing passion for high design and enjoys engaging with the community. Through architecture, he believes he can give back to the community whether that be through mentoring aspiring industry professionals with the ACE Mentorship program or through enhancing people’s lives with thoughtful design.
Currently, Derek serves on the AIA Austin Homes Tour Committee and is actively pursuing professional licensure. Never done reflecting, Derek can be found soaking in the beauty of nature, hiking to new places or enjoying a great book in his home.