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Derek Bruner

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Derek is a core member and contributor to the global operations of The Wooden Floor and its licensees and he also partners closely with Executive Staff on the execution of operational and strategic plans. Derek serves as a project manager on critical initiatives, guiding the project team, driving project goals, managing timelines and working with licensees to successfully replicate the organization’s model through the use of “The Wooden Floor in a Box”. Derek is responsible for tracking, compiling, and reporting metrics that support the organization’s 10-year longitudinal study efforts as well as serves as project lead in administering the study on a bi-annual basis to capture programmatic outcomes. In addition, Derek creates systems, processes, and procedures to improve efficiency in the organization’s programmatic and administrative areas. Derek holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition and Master of Public Administration from Chapman University and Brandman University, part of the Chapman University System.