Derek Carrus has appraised billions of dollars worth of inventory collateral for the asset-based lending community and has worked on some of the industry's largest syndicated transactions. He specializes in valuing a range of industries, including: branded apparel, automotive, building supplies, home and garden, sporting goods, furniture, music and video, grocery, pharmaceutical, cataloguers, and internet retailers. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers-AccuVal, he was a senior manager in AccuVal-LiquiTec’s Inventory Valuation practice, which was acquired by Gordon Brothers in 2015. He has also held managerial positions with valuation and asset management firms throughout the country. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and has completed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) coursework. Derek received undergraduate education in electrical engineering at Worchester Polytechnic Institute.