Derrick Shoffner is charged with advancing the mission of Vibrant Pittsburgh via strategic planning, development and execution of the organization’s suite of programs & services. As an innovator, Derrick is excited to continue to deliver innovative programs that will positively affect the Western Pennsylvania region and further position Vibrant Pittsburgh as an industry leader. For the past three years, Derrick has played a pivotal role in creating and fostering environments where all are seen, respected and valued in the local health and wellness community. This work has granted Derrick opportunities to work with many prominent local and national organizations such as Brooks Running, Running USA, the Outdoor Inclusion Coalition and many more. Through these contributions, Derrick has garnered awards such as Pittsburgh Business Times 30 Under 30 and GetInvolved! Inc. Male Emerging Leader of the Year.
A native North Carolinian, he earned his B.S. from Western Carolina before completing his M.S. coursework at Clemson University. Derrick is excited to contribute to the thriving region of Western Pennsylvania. In his free time, Derrick enjoys spending time outdoors, being active, reading new books and mentoring.