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Mr. Derrick Burks

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Email: e***@***.net
Local Address:  Yakima , Washington , United States
Achieve Center Pediatric Therapy

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Shortridge High School
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Web References
Shortridge High School Alumni Association, Indianapolis, Indiana [cached]
Derrick Burks - Class of '74
CPA/businessman and managing partner of Ernst and Young's Indianapolis office, the largest public accounting firm in Indiana and one of the largest professional service firms in the world, he was the first African-American promoted to partner by one of the major Indiana CPA firms (Arthur Anderson) in 1991. In 2000, he again made history when he was named managing partner, the first African-American to ever hold this position in the history of the then-74-year-old company.
He has received the Achievement Award from both the National Association of Black Accountants and the Center for Leadership Development and serves on many boards including Goodwill Industries, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association, and as Treasurer of Super Bowl 2012 Committee.
He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Sigma Pi Phi fraternity, the American Institute of CPAs, the Indiana CPA Society, and the National Association of Black Accountants.
2009 Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana Annual Report, 29 June 2013 [cached]
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Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership, 2 June 2012 [cached]
Derrick Burks Managing Partner Ernst & Young, LLP
Board of Directors, 10 Nov 2008 [cached]
Derrick BurksManaging Partner Ernst & Young LLP
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Derrick Burks Derrick Burks was the first African American to be promoted to partner and named managing partner by one of Indiana's major CPA firms, Arthur Anderson. A 1974 graduate of Shortridge High School, Burks serves on many boards, including the Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Central Indiana and Goodwill Industries, and donates annually to the Shortridge Alumni Association's Legacy Scholarship.
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