MANAGEMENT TEAM

Derek W. Bailey

CEO

Charismatic strategic and long term thinker. He has an implacable record of leading companies to success. His forward thinking of creating a paradigm shift in the automotive industry, will take Derek Automotive to the highest level of noticeable global change. He is passionate about his cause and the challenges that will follow. His leadership and vision will allow us to accomplish the success we picture for our company. “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”

Steven Branch

President of Affiliate Division & Atlanta Partner

Branch is a Senior Analyst whose network marketing expertise will accelerate the growth of our digital coin and NFT’s. Steve is our Atlanta partner responsible for bringing Derek Automotive to the Atlanta, Georgia region. “Everything was impossible, until one stepped ahead and did it.”

Nat Anderson

Vice President of Government Relations and New Jersey Partner

Nat Anderson utilizes his contacts and connections as the Mayor of Willingboro New Jersey to propel the Derek Automotive mission daily. We are proud to have him at the helm of bringing the first Derek Automotive dealership to the state of New Jersey. “Don’t confuse motion with progress.“

James Banks

Vice President of Government Relations and New Jersey Partner

James' experience in DC has proven to be a tremendous asset to our company. His involvement in successful campaigns, government relations and contribution to pass GI Bills to offer educational and financial access for African Americans and minorities aligns with our company's goals and motivations. “Drive your business or be driven out.”

MICHAEL MILES

Special Advisor for Dealer Strategy and Atlanta Dealership Partner

He serves as a Managing Partner for Derek Automotive Technologies and a key contributor to launching our experience center in Atlanta. His entrepreneurship has resulted in him owning several businesses to include, real estate properties, insurance agency over 50 agents strong and a diversified portfolio of family owned businesses with many restaurants and innovative technology companies. “If the opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.“

David Tavakoli

Brand Strategist

David has won awards for creating the brand strategy and identity of a few dozen famous brands, such as airlines, banks, and Governments. He posses a strong track record of branding success. David played a big part into our new branding strategy and will continue to play a role in our future endeavors.

Nabil Bader

Special Advisor to the CEO- International Expansion and Finance

Experienced in growing startup companies for the past 27 years. He is excellent in market entry strategy and strategic alliances. His global experience in structuring and closing multi-million dollar deals, will be of great value to our company, as we seek expansion into the Asian and Gulf states markets. “If you don’t need help, your vision isn’t big enough.”

Cheyenne Forbes

Vice President of Marketing

Cheyenne brings a fresh and ambitious attitude to the group’s communication with her knowledge of marketing, branding and project management as a motivated VP. Cheyenne's fresh take on marketing is sure to take our business to new heights. She brings her experience running a successful marketing agency to captivate specific demographics by creating and delivering creative and cutting-edge content that engages the audience. “A community that is engaged and working together can be a powerful force.”

Nancy Ruffing

Vice President of Administration

Successful entrepreneur with over 30 years of management experience. She was part owner in creating a program adapted by the Gulf States that generates Billions of Transactions up to date. She possesses a great deal of expertise in building management teams on a global level. Her leadership, integrity and negotiation skills will be a great asset to our company. “Technologies that change the world, usually begin as a simple idea.“

Katie Kerl

Vice President of Lifestyle and Client Club

She is a successful residential and commercial interior designer with a keen sense of design who will bring to life our Lifestyle brand through design and deep understanding of the CEO's vision. “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication “

Walter Bailey

Special Advisor HR and Philadelphia Dealership Partner

Walter has been in the staffing and HR industry for over 20 years. His expertise will help the company develop its human resources and hiring compliance policies. He will also be part of the development of Electa Motors dealership in the Philadelphia region.

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Product Designer

Derek Automotive is seeking a Product Designer, or Retail Product Designer to build designs for new products, add improvements to existing products and conducting market research for new product design ideas.

Must have experience in:
-Developing product design concepts from client requirements
-Confirming product design specifications with clients
-Preparing design specifications through sketches
-Budgeting for product designs with clients
-Setting schedules for project completion with clients and adhering to budgets and schedules
-Troubleshooting any design problems that may arise during the design process needed

Senior Analyst

Derek Automotive is seeking a Senior Analyst, or Data Analyst to collect and interpret data to help our company take actionable steps to improve our performance and meet goals. Their duties include gathering company information and statistics, building charts and graphs to present results to executives and finding ways to improve a company’s efficiencies using gathered data.

Must have experience in:
-Gathering and analyzing data
-Interpreting gathered data
-Submitting reports to the relevant department heads and management
-Finding patterns and trends in the analyzed data
-Helping the management and other teams draw business goals and needs
-Establishing new data gathering and analysis techniques within the organization
-Formulating procedural manuals for all departments