Derek Hines is a wealth advisor with Gaddis & Gaddis Wealth Management with primary responsibility for activities in the firm’s Durant office and additional service functions within the firm.
A 2007 graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in finance, Derek opened his first investment account while still in college. Since then he has expanded his understanding of finance and financial education, becoming an LPL financial advisor in 2015 and now with Kestra Financial.
After graduation, Derek and his wife, Carol, moved to New Mexico for an opportunity in the energy industry. While there, he was active community affairs, including being a member of Leadership New Mexico (Class of 2013). Derek and his wife were also active in their local church and for more than five years he taught a respected money management program based on Biblical principles.
Derek, his wife and their young family are returning to Oklahoma to raise their children and to be closer to family.
Derek joined Gaddis & Gaddis Wealth Management in March 2016.
As a professional, Derek enjoys working with clients to enhance their understanding about personal finance while helping them pursue their financial goals, manage wealth and experience financial independence.
In addition to time with his family, Derek also enjoys running, fishing, hunting, camping and other outdoor activities.