2008 - Anthony J. DiBuduo Award (Outstanding Young Agent for The Western Region, IIABcal)
2007 - Harlan Miller Scholarship Award (Exceptional Dedication To The Federal Ambassador Program, IIABcal)
2004 - William Van Deusen Award (Outstanding Agent Of The Year, Insurance Brokers and Agents of the SFV)
2002 - Bernie Lewis Memorial Award(Dedication to the INVEST in students program, Insurance Brokers and Agents of the SFV)
1999 - Beverly Jordan Memorial Award (Young Agent Of The Year, Insurance Brokers and Agents of the San Fernando Valley
Derek Ross has been in the risk management industry for over 25 years and is President of Kulchin Ross Insurance Services, LLC
. His emphasis is in entertainment, fitness, real estate, construction and retail industries. Derek provides custom tailored Disaster Prevention Training, Sensitivity Training and Specialized Loss Control Programs to help his clients lower their risk ratio while improving their bottom line.
His dedication to the community lead him to co-author a book titled, Images of America - Oak Park
. All the proceeds from that book have been donated to non-profit organizations in the community of Oak Park.
Derek has been married to his wife Lauren for ten years. They have two children, Molli (5) and Elli (4). They moved to Oak Park in 2003 in order to secure the best education possible for their future children. Molli begins her academic experience at Red Oak Elementary in August 2014.
Derek has been committed to a healthy, fit lifestyle for all of his life. He was certified as a personal trainer in 2004 and competes in triathlons and other events throughout California. He is huge supporter of creative calisthenics and trains all over the country supporting the www.barstarzz.com
As an early riser, Derek can be found at Indian Springs Park most mornings playing around on the bars, just as he did as a kid.