Derek Gruber, VP, Manager of Contract Services, U.S. Bank National Association. Derek Gruber manages the Contract Services and Contract Operations teams within U.S. Bank’s Corporate Procurement department. Derek joined U.S. Bank in August 2006 as a Contract Negotiator. Mr. Gruber was promoted to manager of Contract Services in April 2011, and has overseen the group of licensed attorneys, responsible for negotiating third party vendor contracts, ever since. Derek is also a Business Line Risk Manager for the Finance organization within the Bank. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, Derek worked at ING and Prudential.
Mr. Gruber completed undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, and received his Juris Doctorate from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Derek works out of U.S. Bank’s Richfield, Minnesota office.