Derrick Blue

Derrick Blue

Derrick Blue started his career with Tampa Hillsborough Action Plan (THAP) nearly nine years ago as Energy Services coordinator for the WAP, a program focused on lowering the carbon footprint in low income communities. Two years later, he was promoted to oversee operations in Hillsborough & Polk Counties. From there, Blue was named executive director of THAP Group Affiliate Coastal Bay Properties, Inc. In this capacity he successfully managed more than $16 million in federally awarded funds and completed over 1,000 residential retrofit projects.

Read his entire profile in the January/February issue of ONYX Magazine.



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