Derek Brooks joined Capital Mortgage Funding as a performance-driven and results-orientated sales representative with a focus on the mortgage-loan and financial industries. He has proven experience and aptitude in mortgage banking (loan origination and closing for home purchases and refinancing), customer centric selling and organizational administrative support. He has taken pride in connecting with his clients with effective counseling and driving home referral based relationships with exceptional verbal and written communications skills. Derek is highly organized and especially efficient in the coordination of critical projects; ensuring accurate and on-time task completion as well as achieving sales goals.
Derek started his career briefly in the law field, having graduated with honors from Michigan State University, with a B.A. degree in criminology and attending two semesters at Cooley Law School, before choosing to pursue a business-oriented career.
Derek spent several years coordinating administrative, managerial and sales projects for GTCR, LLC in Chicago before moving on to Dynatrace in Detroit, where he was in charge of sales and marketing for the eastern region of the United States.
He is active in the community, working as a volunteer with Goodfellows, and is interested in such causes as animal welfare, education, health and social services.
Derek lives in Royal Oak with his wife, Nicole.