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Barbara Derrick
Deputy Director of Administration

Photo of Barbara DerrickBarbara Derrick is deputy director of administration for the agency. The Columbia native has more than 28 years of experience in state government finance and budgeting. Before joining the staff of DHEC in 2012, Derrick served as deputy director of administration for the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR). She was appointed by the governor to serve on the S.C. Procurement Review Panel and is a former board member of the Government Finance Officers Association of South Carolina (GFOASC). Derrick holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina.