Derek Peterson, founder and CEO of Terra Tech Corp, is a hardworking and versatile entrepreneur. Derek got his start in investment firms, and now spends his time working on the publicly-traded company (TRTC). This work spans from governmental agencies, tax authorities, and the SEC. Derek Peterson is the CEO of Terra Tech Corp, and is a hardworking and versatile entrepreneur. He began his career in finance with investment firm Crowell, Weedon & Co. Derek advanced in his career at Wachovia Securities where he was a Senior Vice President. Following that, he became a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Derek held multiple securities licenses as well as his CFP® designation. He has worked with governmental agencies, tax authorities, and also has experience working with the SEC regarding issues surrounding the publicly traded company (TRTC) he founded.