Red Oak Inventory Finance Welcomes Derek Sawyer as VP of Finance & Controller

Alpharetta, GA – Red Oak Inventory Finance is excited to announce Derek Sawyer as our new Vice President of Finance & Controller, effective March 11, 2024. With extensive experience in finance, accounting, and internal audit, Derek brings valuable expertise to our executive team.

In his role, Derek will oversee all finance and accounting operations, including budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and risk management. He will also be instrumental in guiding Human Resources and Information Technology functions while driving efficiency through process optimization, data analytics, and automation to support continuous growth.

Jeff Collins, CEO of Red Oak Inventory Finance, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “I had the privilege of working with Derek early in his professional career and witnessing his development firsthand. His experience, leadership skills, strategic mindset, and tenacity are just some of the characteristics that make him the perfect fit to lead our finance team and support our company’s strategic objectives.”

Derek’s career journey includes roles at Textron Financial Corporation, public accounting, and leadership positions at Deloitte and Insight Global, a multibillion-dollar private equity-owned provider of staffing services. As a Certified Public Accountant with a degree from the University of North Georgia, Derek’s expertise and passion for process optimization position him as a key contributor to Red Oak’s ongoing success.

“I am excited to join Red Oak and contribute to the company’s continued growth and success,”

Derek commented. “I look forward to working closely with the executive team to optimize financial performance and drive value for our stakeholders.”

Join us in welcoming Derek to the Red Oak team!