Derek Ball is the Senior Vice President at Unbridled Capital

Derek has been with Unbridled since the formation of the company. Since 2017, Derek has executed numerous transactions, totaling over $2B in transaction value – and growing. While Derek is primarily tasked with seamlessly executing Unbridled’s transactions, he also performs financial analysis, and valuations, and provides debt and capital strategies to our clients. Furthermore, Derek has been instrumental in creating long-term, ongoing relationships with growth-oriented franchisees.

The Franchise Times has awarded several of Derek’s transactions as Deals of the Year, including 117 Pizza Huts sold by Rage, Inc., 16 Taco Bells sold by Helm, Inc., and 70 KFCs purchased by Restaurant Brands, Ltd.

Before joining Unbridled Capital, Derek completed his J.D. and LLM in Taxation from the University of Denver. While in law school, Derek focused on corporate, tax, and M&A law. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Colorado.

Derek lives in Evergreen, CO with his wife Aimee, his 4-year-old daughter, Andi, and his 1-year-old son, Hayden.  Derek loves running in the mountains, training for ultra-running races, and enjoys the occasional round of golf.