John Derus

Diverse technical & operational finance skill set

John brings a diversified technical and operational finance skill set to MGMT3D.  As a Partner, John helps clients achieve success across a wide spectrum of industries and initiatives ranging from business intelligence and financial planning and analysis to business strategy and technology solutions.

Prior to MGMT3D, John held multiple roles in the finance organization at Best Buy including corporate finance, financial risk management and corporate accounting.  Most recently, he was the global controller of Best Buy’s private label business, where he had responsibility for the controllership function, financial planning and analysis, tax strategy, decision support and an ERP system implementation.  Prior to joining Best Buy, John spent seven years at Ernst & Young LLP in both the valuation and audit functions serving numerous fortune 500 companies across market segments.

John received his BA in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas.  He has an inactive CPA license and sits on advisory boards for a university and local high school.

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