Derek Maxson is the co-founder of Front Porch, a technology company which delivers solutions for Internet Providers world-wide and has co-authored 7 patents in Internet technologies. Prior to Front Porch, he was part of the launch team to publish the original web site for The Union Democrat. He is an avid mountain biker, tennis player and enjoys strumming his guitar.
Derek has been a member of the board of Sierra Bible Church and Sierra Waldorf School and holds a Masters of Arts degree from Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon.
Derek and his wife, Christy, moved to Sonora in 1995 and have three daughters.