Derek Fine

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Kansas City Territory

Professional Overview

Derek returns to the State of Kansas as a master sales and networking professional through his experience in the financial industry. 


Derek's career, after the NFL, began in the pharmaceutical industry managing relationships with high volume physicians.  He used his relationship skills to nurture relationships with staff further along with service providers within each office.


After a brief stint in the pharmaceutical industry, Derek moved his relationship building and sales talents over to the insurance & financial planning industry.  There he served business owners P&C, Workers Comp, Health, Estate Planning and Life & Disability needs.  Here Derek learned and thrived through building and maintaining these relationships along with heavy involvement within multiple industry associations. 


Through his association networks, Derek started his journey of networking with multiple service providers to provide an all-around service for clients.  As a client of our Kansas City Principal, you can expect to receive a network of professionals including estate attorneys, CPAs, financial advisors, bankers, HR & payroll and technology providers among others.  It is with the utmost pride that Derek not only provides the best service and network but a long-term relationship for all.

Work Experience


Tulsa, OK

September 2016 - Current

●  1099 producer with ownership over book of business

●  Built a $2MM book of business within 2 years

●  Producer of commercial insurance with a specialization in the construction industry

●  Contract bond specialist

●  Analyzed financial statements and consulted with construction clients to help build their business and bid on larger construction projects

●  Built book of business through association networking, cold calling and maintaining relationships


Tulsa, OK

Associate Financial Advisor

December 2015 - September 2016

●  Earned Series 7 and Series 66 licenses

●  Acted as a broker of financial investment products including stocks, bonds and mutual funds


Tulsa, OK

Marketing Representative

February 2013 – November 2015

• Member of Chairman’s Council in first eligible year
• Winner of multiple company-wide awards, including: Big Hitter Award, Group Health Sales Award, Category Two Life Contest
• Developed territory Book of Business two-fold within two years by asking for referrals and cold calling
• Direct insurance manager for over 33 businesses continually servicing clients while pursuing prospective accounts
• Auditor of insurance policies to maintain the best industry knowledge


Tulsa, OK

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

January 2012 – February 2013

• Created and maintained professional sales relationships with more than 120 high volume physicians
• Conducted sales presentations to maximize profit by persuading health care professionals to prescribe represented products
• In one quarter, advanced six ranking spots in bucket of 27 regarding new product responsibility
• Developed personalized routing to display exceeding customer service




Houston, TX
Professional Football Player

June 2010 – October 2010

• Responsible for play memorization, practice, meetings and public service
• Memorized Offensive and Special Teams’ play book
• Performed at a level to gain respect of administration, coaches and players earning immediate work time



Orchard Park, NY

Professional Football Player

April 2008 – February 2010

• Achieved 4th round pick as Tight End in 2008 NFL Draft
• Earned starting position on offense and special teams as a result of hard work and dedication
• Coordinator and advocate of service and wellbeing in the community
• Negotiated player endorsements with NIKE and DONRUSS
• Successfully managed schedule consisting of meetings, practice, community service and appearances

Leadership & Community Outreach Activities

Cherokee Nation Citizen

American Indian Chamber of Commerce Member and 2020 Vice President

Active member of multiple construction associations including AGC, AOGC, ABC, ASA and MEPO

2019 Associated General Contractors Association, Construction Leadership Council VP 2019

2020 Construction Leadership Council Board


2018 Leadership Native Oklahoma Graduate

Group leader for SWITCH Ministries middle school boys, 2014 – 2016


Co-owner of Fine Family Foods LLC, 2014 – 2016 leader for the Tulsa, Oklahoma area, 2014 – 2017


Member of National Association of Pharmaceutical Representatives, 2012 – 2013


Volunteer football coach at Fort Gibson High School, 2011 – 2013


Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Foundation, 2008 – 2010


Brian Moorman PUNT Foundation, 2008 – 2010


Buffalo Bills Community Service Team, 2008 – 2010


Coach at Domann & Pittman Charity Football Camp, 2009


Volunteer at New York Elementary School, 2007