Derek Hoy is the founder of Hoyboy LLC, a startup company that specializes in tailgating products. Their flagship product, the Shoot-A-Brew Cooler, tosses a cold beverage to you with the touch of a remote. Having a diverse background in engineering and product development, Derek has developed products in various industries including off-highway machinery, boating, and consumer electronics. In 2010, Derek won the Venture Creation Challenge and UMKC Student Entrepreneur of the Year. He is also a member of the IEI Entrepreneurship Scholars Program and is earning his MBA with emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.

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