Derrick Allums

Financial Counselor

Derrick Allums is a Financial Counselor as part of the Shreveport Financial Empowerment Center. He works as part of the impact team to provide direct services to clients who are seeking guidance for financial challenges.

Derrick is a Shreveport native and Loyola College Prep High School alumni. He graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts from Louisiana State University Shreveport and a degree in Communication with a concentration in Photography from Bossier Parish Community College. Derrick has spent more than 15 years in the nonprofit sector, helping young adults and families regain their confidence in themselves and their ability to be the best they can be. He is a firm believer in uplifting others because he believes everyone has needed help at some point. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, building vehicles, and photography.