Derrick Smallwood

  • Houston, Texas
  • (469)471-4428
Derrick Smallwood

Junior Finance Major

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - May 2015

Undergraduate Student Aide

Thomas F. Freeman Honors College
  • Helping facilitate Texas Southern University’s 2014 annual Honors Day.
  • Enhancing communication skills through additional student and administration interaction.
  • Developing problem solving skills by assisting students with various tasks.
  • Assisting advisors and staff in administrative tasks and students in Honors College computer lab.
Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Commercial Banking Finacial Analyst Intern

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Receiving exposure to corporate culture, networking and business development skills, and client interaction.
  • Preparing a full underwriting memorandum for a middle market company focusing on business analysis, borrowing needs, quality of management, industry trends, key risk factors and ability to repay obligations.
  • Developing an understanding of client needs, specifically identifying the products and services that can assist our clients in achieving their goals.
Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Life Coach

Voice of Hope Ministires
  • Taught class daily, ranging from sixth grade to ninth grade at a Christian summer camp.
  • Developed 8 week lesson plan designed to stimulate intellectual growth and development of life skills.
  • Organized and executed programs and activities to provide children with spiritual enhancement.
  • Provided a warm, safe learning and playing environment for spiritual, academic and social growth.


Aug 2012 - May 2016

Bachelors of Science in Finance

Texas Southern University
  • Awards and Recognition: President’s List; Dean’s List; Thomas F. Freeman Honor’s College Member; National Society of Collegiate Scholars Inductee; Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar; TSU General University and Jesse H. Jones School of Business Scholarships; Mr. Thomas F. Freeman Honors College (Fall 2014); FEI Scholarship Recipient
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.87 / 4.00
  • Relevant Coursework: Principles of Accounting, Principles of Accounting II, Introduction to Business, Government & Society, Business Professional Communication, Legal & Regulatory Environment of Business, Fundamentals of Information Systems, Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Economics, Basic Financial Management, Principles of Management, Business Statistics, Principles of Marketing