[BUILD] announces that Derrick Ayers has joined the team as Chief Financial Officer. Derrick brings with him a wealth of experience in the finance & accounting industry with his previous positions. Prior to joining BUILD, Derrick was the Corporate Controller for Innovative Food Holdings (IVFH), Chief Financial Officer for Lutgert Insurance prior to its sale to Arthur J. Gallagher, and Regional Chief Financial Officer for Fifth Third Bank in South Florida.
Derrick currently serves on the Board of Directors for Moorings Park, Inc., Naples Chamber of Commerce, and the Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy. He holds his Certified Public Accountant license in both Florida and Kentucky. Derrick was previously recognized as 40 under 40 by Gulfshore Business for his commitment to his profession and community.