Founder & President
Derek Dickow is a master of networking and an experienced relationship builder. His proven track record in business, political and charitable sectors has garnered him acclaim and connections throughout the world. Derek’s focus and passion are facilitating introductions and fostering relationships. People are drawn to Derek’s enthusiasm, energy, and ability to connect with everyone. His keynotes have inspired thousands of people to follow his roadmap to creating connections.
Derek is an accomplished keynote speaker who shares his expertise with audiences of all sizes through presentations, forums, panels and one-on-one meetings. His innate ability to connect with everyone makes him capable of relating to every type of audience. He is frequently called upon by organizations, businesses and leaders to motivate, encourage and inspire. Leaders in the private and public sectors value his connections, experience and knowledge.
While he is based in Southeast Michigan, Derek’s connections and engagements take him all around the country. Whether he’s speaking in Detroit or Miami, he always strikes a chord with his audience. Derek’s local accolades include being recognized as part of Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 and DBusiness Magazine’s 30 in Their Thirties.
Director of Communications and Development
Ashleigh Quaigg is our Director of Communications and Development. Her experience lies in project management, event management, marketing, social media, design, and photography. Ashleigh is passionate about growing the organization and using her creative skills to enhance our client base.
Ashleigh is a Michigan native; she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in photography from College for Creative Studies. Through various positions, Ashleigh has acquired essential skills needed to drive success.
Ashleigh has a passion for photography and enjoys capturing families and children. She translates this passion into professional successes at Steward Media and with her free time.