As a commercial fleet manager, Derek Buchwalter sells cars and trucks to companies that need to reinvest in their fleets.
His specialty is in state bid purchases, writing vehicle specifications and custom uplifts. He helps businesses find discounts that might be available in their industry from Ford Motor Co.
Derek joined Ricart Automotive in 2008, but he has been selling Ford products since the mid-1990s. Ford has master certified Derek as a commercial account manager. Ford has also certified him as a sales consultant, a commercial F&I manager and in commercial truck sales.
Derek holds an associate’s degree in business management from Ohio University. Through his Ricart work, he is a member of the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association, the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio and the Ohio Contractors Association. He’s an avid boater.