Derek specializes in selling and marketing products that combine luxury, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility. His career in luxury hospitality began at Gilchrist & Soames, one of the world’s most prestigious hotel amenities brands. As Sales Manager for Gilchrist & Soames, he helped hotels, spa resorts, and bed & breakfasts around the country enhance their in-room amenity offerings to satisfy and pamper even the most discerning guests. An avid promoter of earth-friendly personal care products, Derek joined LATHER as the National Sales Manager to expand the fledgling brand’s sales in the hospitality market. At present, Derek is the National Sales Director for William Roam, creators of luxury, 100% American-made hotel amenities.