Derrick Downing

President & CEO

Derrick graduated from Austin College located in Sherman, Texas in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. During his 4-year college tenure Derrick worked for a local custom homebuilder full time working from the bottom up to the final position of project manager. Immediately following graduation, he went to work for commercial landscape construction company out of Austin, Texas. Two short years later, he started his own commercial land construction company – Savage Land. Derrick has over 15 years of experience within the landscape and irrigation construction industry and project management. Derrick has built strong relationships with his employees, commercial clients, architects, subcontractors, and vendors due to his leadership, experience, and integrity. When Derrick is not at Savage Land, family and community are his focus. Derrick’s pride and joy lies in his wife, Brittany, and two young children – Brooks and Parker Avery, who reside in Wimberley, Texas. Hunting, fishing, ranching, and traveling are the four things he enjoys most when getting away from work.