Derrick Bolton is associate dean for external relations at Stanford GSB, overseeing alumni relations and development. Derrick previously worked with the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program as head of admission. Before joining the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, Derrick spent 15 years as assistant dean of MBA admissions at Stanford GSB. Derrick previously was an associate at investment bank Goldman Sachs; he began his career as a business analyst with management consultants McKinsey & Company.
Derrick earned his MA in education in administration and policy analysis from Stanford Graduate School of Education and his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He earned his BA from Southern Methodist University. Derrick serves as an advisor to Anthos Capital and Migo Entertainment. He is a long-time trustee of the Nueva School. Derrick also is a director of the Making Waves Foundation.