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Derek Larson, MBA, PMP

Principal

Mr. Larson is a Principal at Wōden, llc. He brings deep expertise in wireless communications and fiber optic utility project management. As Wōden’s lead for communications projects Mr. Larson advises and assists clients with matters involving project management, jurisdictional cooperation, land use permitting and documentation, government relations, legal process management, lease sourcing and negotiation, utility permitting and construction, data analysis, and management.  

Prior to joining Wōden llc, Mr. Larson managed telecommunications projects, construction, and fiber optic infrastructure programs for several major communications industry leaders including Wave Broadband, Mobilitie, and Fenton Consulting and Construction Management.

Previous to joining the private sector, Mr. Larson served in the US Marine Corps as a Radio Technician, where he rose through the ranks to become a non-commissioned officer. He was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal for his service.

Education

University of Southern New Hampshire
MBA, 2017

Portland State University
B.S., Criminology and Criminal Science, 2014

Project Management Institute
Project Management Professional Certification, 2019

Activities & Affiliations

• Officer, Hood River Elks Lodge
• Volunteer, Muscular Dystrophy Association