GMBA-Insurance Industory Award of the Year 2022 Derek F. Campbell Sr. has been in business as an entrepreneur for more than 40 years. At the age of 23, he owned his first business in the auto parts industry. He later ventured into the convenience store business where he owned and operated five Texaco convenience stores throughout Atlanta, for 20 years. In 1998, he opened his insurance agency franchise with Nationwide Insurance. During his 21 year career with Nationwide Insurance, the Agency has produced sales to place in the top 10 of many categories.
In July of 2020, the Derek Campbell Agency became an independent agency that continues to partner with Nationwide Insurance, and other reputable insurance carriers. Outside of business, Derek’s entrepreneurial spirit of leadership and servitude drives his passion to work with the youth through the Upward Stars basketball program, where he served as the Director of Basketball at New Hope Baptist Church.