Derek Smith, Display, Video, Home Audio Merchant, Vann’s Inc.
Education: B.A., Management and Marketing, University of Montana
Career History: Started at Vann’s in 2000. Proceeded to retail sales. After transferring locations to attend college, worked e-commerce sales while furthering his education. Began merchandising in his last semester of college, and advanced to his current title, with responsibility for over 50 percent of the company’s revenue goals.