Derek Schmale, J.D.

Business Development Manager
Derek Schmale, Oggi Professional Services
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Biography: 

Derek strives to utilize the strengths he developed and polished while earning his law degree. His analytical disposition allows him to pinpoint the needs for clients and the career desires for candidates. His educational and professional experiences, along with his caring personality, make him an advocate for people and a partner they can rely on for career guidance and counseling.

Derek's approachable demeanor allows clients and candidates to easily build rapport and communicate with him in a relaxed and effective way. Understanding their long-term business and career goals are his priority, and he can be trusted to simplify the hiring process.

"I had never utilized a recruiter before so I didn't know what to expect. Derek took the time to create a career road map with me and was honest & upfront throughout the search. Now I know where I want to go and how to get there." - Jenna W.

In Derek's spare time, you'll find him spending time with is wife and son, taking in a Iowa Hawkeyes football or basketball game, trying his luck at golf, enjoying a box of Oatmeal Cream Pies, and working on his life-long dream of growing a man bun.

Fun Facts

Junk Food Junkie
Derek will house a bag of Barbecue Lays, Chips Ahoy, a liter of Dr. Pepper and a Little Caesars pizza in one sitting.

Baller Status
Derek was his high school's all-time leading scorer and 5th all-time in 3-pointers made at Iowa Wesleyan University.

Favorite Quote
"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." – Muhammad Ali