Eric Derksen


President & CEO

Eric is the President and CEO of Vanguard College.  He provides executive, strategic and vision leadership for the College team and ministry. He holds a Certificate in Theological Studies from Columbia Bible College, B.G.S. from Brandon University, and an M. Div from Providence Theology Seminary. He was formerly a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in Winnipeg. 

Fun Facts About Eric

Spare Time:  What is spare time? I love to travel, read, hang out with my family, watch the Winnipeg Jets

Favorite Books:  A.W. Tozer’s Knowledge of the Holy, D. Martin Lloyd-Jones’ Romans 5, Rosaria C. Butterfield’s Openness Unhindered

Best Invention:  The Wheel (i.e. The Donut)

What you love about Vanguard:  Students! The team that works here! The board and the regents!  All the relationships here!