As a graduate of the Construction Technology Program at Texas State, Derek Knecht is no stranger to the evolution of the construction world in the digital age. With 6 years in the industry and 4 years at Byrd, Derek has shown exemplary performance as a project manager. His specialties include corporate, healthcare, and retail. Most recently Knecht has competed impressive projects with JC Texas Mutual, University of Texas Physicians Orthopedics, and Raymond James. Derek is actively involved with the Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo as a member of the World Champion Barbecue Cookoff Committee. When Derek is not on a project, you can find him at a hunting camp or on a boat.