Certified data management professional who is passionate about people, data, and formulating strategies that utilize both to their highest potential. As a recognized data leader, he is constantly formulating and engaging in strategic data solutions that provide significant value, enhance business outcomes, and improve lives. Deron is currently the Director of Data Governance at Protective Insurance and has held various data roles across the financial services industry for the past decade. In his current role, he continues to mature the Data Governance organization by building out foundational initiatives such as metadata management, data stewardship, master data management, and data quality. He also currently serves on the DAMA Indiana Chapter Board as VP of Education.
Deron is a Chief Data Officer (CDO) summer school graduate by Carruthers & Jackson and Collibra. He received his MBA with a concentration in Data Analytics from Purdue University and is also a proud Brigham Young University graduate and cougar sports fan. He and his wife have five children and live in Indiana.