Derek Blank has over 20 years of experience in marketing and is currently the Senior Director of Marketing for LP Building Solutions. At LP, he leads the Corporate and Siding Marketing teams, focused on driving awareness for LP’s brands, developing future innovation for the siding business, managing the pricing and promotions team, and all of the marketing efforts throughout the sales and distribution network.
LP is one of the world’s largest producers of engineered wood products, including Siding, OSB and other specialty building products. All of LP Building Solutions products are Carbon Negative and provide a best-in-class solution to the challenges builders and facing. Headquartered in Nashville, LP employs nearly 5,000 people in its U.S., Canada and South American sales, marketing and manufacturing operations. It operates 23 manufacturing operations (14 in the U.S., six in Canada, three in South America), producing high-performance building products designed for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction.
Derek is a native of Southwest Ohio and moved to Franklin, TN in 2015 with his wife, Jen, and three kids. Prior to joining LP, Derek was part of the brand teams at Mars Petcare and Procter and Gamble.
Derek is a proud Cincinnati Bearcat holding a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, an M.A. in Econometrics, and an MBA with a focus in Marketing all from the University of Cincinnati.