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Derek Bullard

Derek Bullard



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Mr. Bullard is the founder and former CEO of Access Family Services. Access Family Services provides behavioral health sevices to children and adolescents in 24 counties throughout North Carolina. Access Family Services is nationally accredited by CARF (Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) and was the first agency in North Carolina to achieve certification as a Critical Access Behavioral Healthcare Agency. In addition, under Mr. Bullard’s leadership Access Family Services twice made the Inc. Magazine, Inc 5000 list as one of the country’s fastest growing private companies.

In November 2012 Mr. Bullard sold Access Family Services to private equity firm H.I.G. Growth Partners. H.I.G. Growth Partners is the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with over $10 billion of capital under management and offices in Miami, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, and San Francisco in the U.S., and affiliate offices in London, Hamburg, Madrid and Paris in Europe as well as Rio de Janeiro in South America.

Mr. Bullard currently serves as President/ COO of Access Family Services, Inc. In addition to Mr. Bullard’s role as President/ COO of Access Family Services, he is the managing member of Derek Bullard, LLC. Derek Bullard, LLC provides an array of services to small business including: Policy and procedure development; Strategic planning; Project management; Budget development; Marketing plans; Leadership Development; Business valuation; and Due diligence assistance.

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