As Head of Operations, Derrek Gaspard serves as the point of contact for Jason Bezou’s clients, assisting them with account updates, placing trades, scheduling consultations, adjusting systematic purchases and other duties that help clients meet financial goals. Derrek leverages this knowledge and his fifteen years of experience in the financial industry to train registered assistants who work with other Bezou Financial Planning Group advisors.
Previously, Derrek was a Financial Advisor with Capital One Investing, where his unmatched honesty, care, dedication and concern for every client was apparent and appreciated by fellow advisors and clients alike. Before joining Bezou’s team at Capital One, Derrek supported over 100 Capital One advisors and their clients. Jason Bezou specifically recruited Derrek because of the high praise he received from Jason’s clients and other advisors throughout his tenure at Capital One, where Derrek was a key reason the Bezou team repeatedly earned outstanding client survey scores and their 2016 “Investing for Good” award.
Prior to that, he worked for Fidelity Investments in New Hampshire as a Financial Services Representative.
A 2004 graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, Derrek enjoys working with clients and helping them realize their financial goals and dreams. He looks forward to continuing this work as part of Bezou Financial Planning Group, where his work ethic and professionalism are appreciated by all. Derrek says he chose to continue his career with Bezou Financial Planning Group because of the high standards and level of service the Bezou team provided clients with while at Capital One.
Derrek lives in Marrero on New Orleans' West Bank with his wife and daughter. He is an avid science fiction fan who can be found on the weekends spending quality time with his family.