Derek Hansen brings to the senior management team a key perspective informed
by his rich background in commercial, civil and residential
In his role as Vice President of Development Construction, Mr. Hansen
oversees all of the Towbes Group’s construction staff and department activities
and manages the building and systems implemented on all new property
developments. His responsibilities also include tenant improvements for both
private parties, as well as Towbes Group-managed properties. Mr. Hansen joined
the Towbes Group in 2003.
Previously, he served as director of construction for Western Consolidated
Construction. He also had leadership role with JM Development for project
management of residential developments in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo
Mr. Hansen has represented the Towbes Group as a member of the Santa Barbara
and Santa Maria Valley Contractors Associations and as Vice Chair of the Housing
Advisory Committee to the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.
Additionally he has filled officer positions on the Home Builders Associations
Executive Board culminating with being President of the Association in 2009.
Mr. Hansen attended University of Nebraska at Omaha where he received a
Bachelors of Arts in International Relations, Marketing and Finance. He is a
Licensed General Contractor in the state of California.