“Derek’s energy ignites the audience and most certainly inspires. He can handle any event and any crowd.”
- Clara Hughes, 6-time Olympic Medalist

“Watching him in action is magic. He's captivating, energetic and truly funny."
- Lauren Toyota, MTV/Much Host

“A natural comic and great at working the crowd.”
- BlogTO.com

“He always engages his audiences.”
- Joe Cressy, Stephen Lewis Foundation/Toronto City Councillor

“He will bring laughs to your heart.”
- Barry Spilchuk, Co-Author of “A Cup of Chicken Soup for the Soul”

“Derek is a thorough professional, a joy to observe and a delight to work with”
- Patty Fedeli, Playwright