Top Character Strengths
APPRECIATION OF BEAUTY & EXCELLENCE - FAIRNESS - HONESTY
What character strength do you value the most and why?
I value honesty the most. It is the foundation that trust and integrity are built upon.
How do your top character strengths support your work at TMF?
Fairness and honesty lend to a positive environment no matter the situation. Appreciation of beauty and excellence allows me to approach the work of TMF with a positive mindset. Having joy in what you do removes it from the “work” category.
What do you enjoy most about working with veterans, survivors, and inspired civilians?
I love having a positive impact on people, especially a population that I have a passion for serving. I love interacting with the people that we work with and for.
More About Derek
BA & BS History - Oregon State University, MA Higher Education Leadership - University of San Diego.
Skills and Expertise
Group Dynamics, Organization Development, Public Speaking.
Passions and Interests
Outdoors, Fitness, Searching for Missing American Service Members.