Derrick Soroka was born, and grew up, in Schaumburg, Illinois. He moved to Florida to attend Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. At Stetson University, he worked with the Roland George Investment Program, a student-run investment portfolio that is valued at five million dollars. The goal of the program is to add value to the fund and generate new investment ideas for the portfolio. Derrick graduated in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in finance and is currently a candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst program. He works closely with Robert Mara, Vice President of Investments, on the investment team at Holland Financial.
On the weekends, Derrick loves to golf and go on adventures around Florida. He also likes to watch Chicago-based sports and his favorite teams are the Cubs and Bulls.