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