Derek graduated from Kirkwood Community College’s Architectural Drafting program in 1985 and joined Ahmann Design in July of 1992 as a lead drafter for the residential program. With over 25 years of experience, Derek has worked on a countless number of projects ranging from single-family residences to multi story commercial buildings. The American Institute of Building Design has certified Derek as a Professional Building Designer since 2005.
In 2014, Derek was offered the opportunity to join the Fusion Architects, Inc. team and continues to hone his skills in the commercial drafting arena. Derek is proficient in several different CAD software programs and works closely with our Lead Architect and Project Managers to create construction documents. He also helps oversee and coordinate submitted documents for projects under construction.