Derek oversees the office and handles customer service, purchasing, and website content. He also manages all digital marketing, social media and e-commerce integration.
Name: Derek Finley Email me!
Department: Office / Marketing
Title: Chief Marketing Officer
Start Date: 02-18-2014
Background:Studied Business Administration at Allan Hancock College: Santa Maria California. Dean's List 2004. Studied English Literature at the University of Houston. 5+ years experience in online content, digital marketing, social media marketing and e-commerce.
Personal Interests: Sports. I am avid supporter of Houston Rockets basketball, Oakland Raiders football, and Manchester City FC soccer. I enjoy writing for leisure, and have written a book of poetry as well as humor pieces and fiction. Some of my other interests include computers and home electronics, internet marketing, local craft beer, music appreciation (favorite bands: Radiohead, Neutral Milk Hotel, Sigur Ros, The National), creating music (guitar, piano, audio editing software), fantasy football, retro video games, psychology, transcendental philosophy, the Simpsons, the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay, Allen Ginsberg, and William Blake, the writing of Ernest Hemingway, Ray Bradbury, and Phillip K Dick, the movies of Christopher Nolan, Darren Aronofsky, and Martin Scorsese and the TV shows Breaking Bad, House of Cards, True Detective, and Game of Thrones.
Describe your job and what you do at BuildYourCNC:I manage the office, do purchasing, handle marketing and whatever else needs to be done.
What do you aspire to become?Enlightened.