Derek graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Business and a minor in Economics and started his career in finance working in the San Francisco Bay Area. After spending a few years there Derek decided it was time to come back to the Central Coast where he was born and raised to join his father, Jeff, in continuing the mission of Johnson Wealth Management. He enjoys building custom strategies that strive to solve the challenging problems individuals face.
Derek is a fiduciary Certified Financial Planner professional and Registered Representative with LPL Financial. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations through LPL Financial. He is also a licensed agent for Life, Health, Long Term Care and Disability insurance.
In Derek’s free time he enjoys fishing, hiking, watching his Oregon Ducks and spending time with his growing family. Derek and his wife Chantal welcomed their first son, Beau, in January of 2021.