Derrick Hanson


Derrick is a people person. 17 years ago, this led him to co-found The Attain Group out a desire to apply his technology and business knowledge to client opportunities and the desire to create a company of great people that share this vision.

He has been in the cabling infrastructure & telecom business for more than 35+ years and has gained diverse telecom project experience through the management of various government and private sector telecommunications projects.

He believes that Real Estate must reflect the people that it serves, and our spaces can be enabled through technology to be enjoyable, comfortable and productive.

He is highly experienced in technology, engineering design and project management. As a self-described Voice of the Client, Derrick takes pride in bringing his enthusiasm, listening and problem-solving skills to each project to ensure that outcomes truly meet client needs. Derrick is fluent in the needs and languages of the industry. He can translate complex issues into requirements and solutions, enabling the intersection of technology, real estate, construction and business.

As President of Attain, Derrick’s role also includes leadership and strategy. True to his founding vision, Derrick fosters a culture of learning, transparency, collaboration, and client project excellence.

Outside of the office Derrick is passionate about cottaging, boats and motor sports. He has a secret passion for darts, backgammon and card games.

Above all, Derrick loves people, and it is felt through his caring, enthusiasm and dedication to his clients and his team.

Committee Member:

CRTC Building Access
Inside Wire Committee

Latest Post by Derrick Hanson


January 4, 2022
Managing the return to work  The office is no longer the only place to do work. For many, the early days of working remotely were bumpy to say the least[...]
Author: Derrick Hanson
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