Derek Bush '11  Derek portrait

Marquette, MI

Derek is a Demand Planner for RTI Surgical in Marquette, Michigan. While at Northern Michigan University, Derek was a Research Assistant, a member of the Economic Student Association, and vice president of the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society – Telion Chapter. He received Full Honors Designation from the NMU Honors Program, Received the Community Service Award from the Economic Club of Marquette County, and was the recipient of the Emerging Leaders Scholarship from the Detroit Regional Chapter in 2013. Derek graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Economics.

"I joined the NMU Alumni Association Board of Directors to help give back and to promote the higher education institution that has had such a profound impact on my life. NMU and Marquette fold a special place in all alumni's hearts and board involvement allows me to help others stay connected to that."