Derik Leavitt serves as the Director of Budget and Resource Planning for the Arizona Department of Administration. Prior to joining the department, Derik served the State in multiple capacities, as Budget and Finance Administrator for the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Director of Fiscal Management Services for the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections and in the Governor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Budget. Derik also spent five years in the private sector as a policy consultant for Burns & Associates.
Derik earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University. He and his wife Debbie live in Avondale with their four children.