Derrick A. Roman, CPA, is a retired partner from PwC and an experienced board director. He is one of Savoy Magazine’s “2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors” and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. His expertise includes organizational governance, financial accounting, risk management, information technology, diversity and inclusion, and corporate responsibility practices. Regarding the latter, Derrick facilitated the development of a racial equity strategy for a statewide consortium of corporate CEOs. He is a founding trustee of the National Constitution Center, trustee chair of the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church (Detroit), former chairman of the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia, and an advisor to the Hampton University School of Business. He also serves on the board of directors of WEX, Inc. And CommScope Holdings.
Derrick earned an undergraduate degree from Babson College and completed executive education at Stanford University Graduate School of Business (Director’s Consortium) and Harvard Business School (Negotiation and Strategic Decision Making). He served on the transition team for Detroit Public Schools and was recognized by Money Magazine as a “Money Hero” for leading financial education for youth. He is a licensed high school basketball official in Michigan and a collector of vintage African American films.