Derek Ball is a Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel at Unbridled Capital. Derek has been with Unbridled from the formation of the company. Since 2017, Derek has executed numerous transactions, totaling over $1B in transaction value – and growing. While Derek is primarily tasked with seamlessly executing Unbridled’s transactions, he also performs financial analysis, valuations, and provides debt and capital strategies to our clients. Furthermore, Derek has been instrumental in creating long-term, on-going relationships with growth-oriented franchisees. Recently, the Franchise Times awarded Unbridled a dealmaker of the year award for his work advising Rage, Inc. in the sale of their 117 Pizza Huts.
Prior to joining Unbridled Capital, Derek completed his J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Denver. While in law school, Derek’s focus was on corporate, tax and M&A law. He is currently a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 1-year old daughter, Andi.