Derek A. Smith ’72, Trustee

Derek is a graduate of Trinity College School (1972) and Trinity College, University of Toronto (B.Comm.). He has a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors. A Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (Massachusetts), Derek is managing director of DAS Financial Management Advisory Services, LLC, a financial management advisory firm based in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts.

Derek started his post-graduation involvement with TCS in 1984, when he became an officer of Trinity College School Fund Inc., the School’s American fundraising arm. He has been president of the TCS Fund Inc. since 1992. He was elected a governor of the School in 1992 and a life governor in 2001. In 2005, Derek was elected as a trustee of the School. In 2007, he was appointed treasurer of the Trinity College School Foundation.

A soccer enthusiast, Derek is treasurer of the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association, serving 218,000 young people in Massachusetts; and a United States Soccer Federation referee. He is president of the Wenham Historical Association & Museum, Inc. He is also chair of the audit committee of the Essex County Community Foundation.

Derek, his wife Rebecca and their son Alastair reside in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts.