Derek is a Vice President and Principal Engineer of JVA Incorporated (JVA) located in the Boulder, Colorado office. JVA offers comprehensive structural engineering design and consulting services to Architects, Contractors and Owner’s throughout North America. Derek has over 21 years of experience as a consultant in the construction industry leading JVA into the adoption and development of Revit Structure and BIM practices. Derek is a member of the SEI/CASE Digital Design Committee and a member of Structural Engineers Association of Colorado’s Business Management Committee. JVA provides Personal Service, Creative Minds, and Quality Deliverables in the context of the 21st century digital consulting practice, they are an industry leader in employing Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) processes.