Derrick Preuss

Managing Director, Business Development

Mr. Preuss joined EJF in 2024 and brings nearly two decades of financial services experience and expertise to EJF.

Previously, Mr. Preuss was a Partner at Winston Partners, where he spent nearly 13 years leading the firm’s business development efforts and supporting its client service program. Mr. Preuss started his career at Merrill Lynch & Co., where he was a member of the U.S. Prime Brokerage Sales team responsible for originating new financing relationships with hedge fund managers while working closely with the broader global markets division to cross-sell Merrill Lynch’s suite of products and services. Mr. Preuss received his BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.

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