Derek Avera

Training Specialist

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Derek Avera

A native Texan who recently returned to the Dallas area, Derek is a proud graduate of Abilene Christian University. Prior to joining Focus 3 he was a successful Business Coach with a Fortune 250 company. He found great value in utilizing the key teachings of Focus 3 as a client before joining our team.  His background includes sales and sales management in the banking, insurance and real estate spaces. And he has a heart for nonprofit organizations as well. Based on his experience, Derek is uniquely qualified to coach teams in the areas of leadership, culture and behavior.

Outside of work, he spends quality time with his sweet wife of 30 years, two daughters and a new son-in-law. Derek enjoys playing golf, working out and following all major sports.

Derek is passionate about leadership, coaching, the sales process and relationship building through highly effective communications. He specializes in delivering dynamic presentations and facilitating interactive workshops for purposes of driving elite results.