Spreadsheet Sherpa is a labor of love. Brotherly love.
Derik Timmerman first grew acquainted with the power of spreadsheets while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003-04 and again in 2005-06. As a Military Intelligence Officer with both the 4th Infantry and 101st Airborne Divisions, he used Excel for pattern analysis of insurgent movements, forecasting attacks on Coalition forces, and understanding tribal allegiances. After his time of service, he further honed his Excel skills as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, serving numerous Fortune 500 clients over 6 years.
During that time, his brother Matt had been building an extensive base of Excel knowledge as an entrepreneur in the financial services industry. He built a successful insurance wholesaling business from the ground up and continues to be consulted as one of the country's foremost thought leaders in insurance distribution and marketing.
After years of learning Excel the hard way, Derik and Matt joined forces and recruited the world's best Excel practitioners to the Spreadsheet Sherpa team. Each team member is committed to ensuring that talented professionals, researchers, and students like you will not have to reinvent the wheel.
Welcome to Spreadsheet Sherpa. We're here to put your Excel issues behind you so that you can get back to the things that matter most.