David McPeak, CSP, CHST, CUSP, CSSM, is the Director of Professional Development at the Incident Prevention Institute of UBM. David graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in Information Systems and Operations Management. His professional experience includes operations management along with safety and training. He holds multiple safety and training certifications from the BCSP, USOLN, and NCCER and has received numerous awards including being recognized as a Rising Star of Safety by the National Safety Council. David has served as the Chairman of Task Team One of the OSHA ET&D Partnership, on the Editorial Board of Incident Prevention Magazine, and as a member of the North Carolina Apprenticeship Council.
Derek has had a diverse career that spans 30 years in live entertainment, facility operations and business development. With a degree in marketing, he has worked in a wide variety of roles helping startups and small businesses develop successful teams and business processes. His passion for all things digital along with a strong finance and operations background have allowed him to help us grow and scale the UBM business.