Speaker Details: Derek Peebles

Derek Peebles

Director at Economics of Compassion Initiative


Derek Peebles is a servant-leader, consultant, and a connector with a strong faith in the links between all things. Derek’s success in the fields of community, business and economic development is built on cross-cultural and cross-sector collaboration. As a practitioner of organizational development, Derek works to engage the public – both secular and religious – in conversations around the vision of an economics of compassion, and continues to promote and support local examples of a new economy. Derek is a native of Louisville, KY and has resided in Cincinnati, OH for over 10 years. He has a B.A. degree in Public Relations from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership.