About Derek

Derek S. Uehara

Derek’s passion & respect for people, the outdoors, and for service were shaped by his upbringing in Hawaii.

The reality that people and the outdoors are sources of great joy was balanced by the recognition of their fragility and evolved into a deep desire to serve.

Derek brings this same desire to serve to his work with clients. He spent 10 years with a major wire house and since 2010, has operated Uehara Financial & Longevity Planning.

Derek has a BA from the University of Washington and an MBA from the Claremont Graduate University. He holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

Derek is proud to have served as a member of the United States Army Reserve.

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Outside the office, Derek has served with numerous organizations and can be seen emceeing events for organizations like the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Lions Clubs International, the University of Hawaii Alumni Association, and St. Jude’s Women’s Auxiliary group.

Derek is president of the Nevada Small Business Council and is a champion for small businesses. He is a member of the Leadership Las Vegas Class of 2005 and a recipient of the International President's Award for Humanitarian Service from Lions Clubs International.

In 2018, Derek was a candidate for Nevada State Treasurer.

In 2020, Derek was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award by the Corporation for National and Community Service and President Donald J. Trump.