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Managing Director and Vice President of Financial Risk Mitigation, Inc. Derek DeHoog wields 15 years of marketing experience. Working with clients in a variety of sections of the financial industry, Derek DeHoog supports lenders and investors with in-depth analyses and helps them make good business decisions by providing risk assessment services. Derek DeHoog works with accounting firms on auditing tasks, classifying potential risks. The firm also conducts research and background analyses to discover any cases of prior fraud. For asset-based lenders, Derek DeHoog and his staff create profiles on prospective entities. Similarly, Derek DeHoog works with commercial lenders in the real estate industry. In this capacity, Derek DeHoog directs the analyses of acquisitions and loans. Financial Risk Mitigation also performs corporate investigations, including both executive background checks and workplace investigations to vet candidates for high-ranking positions and verify general employee allegations. On behalf of funds of funds, Derek DeHoog leads a team of investigators conducting third-party background checks on hedge fund and private equity managers. Derek DeHoog also leads a similar team examining investment managers on behalf of institutional investors. As Vice President, Derek DeHoog has worked diligently to build an international network for Financial Risk Mitigation. Derek DeHoog directs investigations worldwide, including in regions with widespread political corruption. The company has been lauded for its extensive efforts in this area. Derek DeHoog also manages the firm’s activities in investment banking, working with multiple institutions around the world. For his clients, Derek DeHoog examines the possible liabilities during high-profile acquisitions. In a similar fashion, his team performs background checks during impending partnerships between developers and investors. Lastly, as Managing Director and Vice President, Derek DeHoog holds the responsibility of overseeing the company’s work with private equity investment firms. Derek DeHoog and the investigators of Financial Risk Mitigation provide research and analysis of investment managers, revealing any acts of fraud and indicators of unlawful actions.

Work experience

Jun 2004Present

Managing Director & Vice President

Financial Risk Mitigation, Inc


Sep 1991Jan 1996

Bachelor of Arts