Derek Gallardo

Senior Associate, Director of Business Development

Derek Gallardo leads GHT’s efforts to maintain and grow client relationships and supports the firm’s delivery of the highest level of service, creative thinking, and responsiveness to facilitate successful projects. He partners with GHT’s leadership and marketing team to increase the firm’s opportunity pipeline, facilitate teaming arrangements, and execute strategies to win new work.

Derek has 30 years of experience in the built environment, beginning his career in electrical engineering and project management before transitioning to focus on business development and strategic growth initiatives.

Derek is a Co-Chair of the District of Columbia Electrical Code Subcommittee; Board Member of the Spanish Education Development (SED) Center; past Board Member of Jubilee Support Alliance for Jubilee Housing; Past President of the Community Corporation Board for the DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA); member of the DCBIA Community Improvement Day Committee, and CoreNet Education Committee; and has served as a Volunteer Coordinator for the Real Estate Games hosted by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).