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Derek Post

Business Research Analyst

616-301-7064 postd@rightplace.org

Derek Post is a Business Research Analyst at The Right Place. In this role, he works directly with the Director of Business Intelligence and Research and business development team, supporting the organization’s research and data needs. Derek locates and understands regional economic trends and presents data findings to tell a compelling narrative.

Past Experience

Prior to joining The Right Place, Derek was a Research Associate at The Judson Group. He has also held the position of Editorial Assistant at the Michigan Sociological Review and has been a Research Assistant at University Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Grand Valley State University.


  • Master of Arts, Sociology | University Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor of Science, Sociology, Psychology | Grand Valley State University

Favorite part about living in West Michigan

Derek’s favorite part about living in West Michigan is the community push towards inclusiveness and the experience of all seasons.

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