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Meet Derek

Derek Effinger

Account Director

Derek is an experienced professional with well over a decade of experience. He has a proven track record with integrated strategy, blue-chip client management, digital marketing, production logistics and budget management.

Having lived in Boulder since he was 6, Derek is a Coloradoan through and through. After graduating from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Derek cut his teeth at Crispin Porter + Bogusky working on such clients as Microsoft, Under Armour & Applebee’s. After being recruited to work in Los Angeles, Derek delved into the world of celebrity contract negotiation and worldwide production through years working with HBO, AT&T, Square Enix, Red Bull and Ubisoft. Now, back in his natural Colorado habitat, Derek couldn’t be more excited to join the team at AOR and help push his clients business forward.

Outside of the office, Derek is a bearded, scuba diving, snowboarding, dog owning, hip-hop enthusiast & a Denver Broncos fantastic. He also enjoys a good plate of bacon.

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Last meal A steak & a pint from Peter Luger's in Brooklyn, duh
Favorite Smell Rainstorms and fresh cut grass
Unpopular opinion Sour Cream is a waste of time