© Tejon Ranch Conservancy 2013
Derek C. Abbott, Vice President, Community Development & Resource
Planning, Tejon Ranch Company
Derek C. Abbott is Vice President of Community Development & Resource Planning
for Tejon Ranch Company. Currently, Abbott is leading entitlement of Grapevine, an
8,010 acre master-planned community of 12,000 homes and 10.7m sf of commercial
and industrial uses. Abbott joined Tejon Ranch in December 2004 and has
represented the Company’s interests in a number of development and conservation
initiatives, including Tejon Mountain Village, the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center,
Centennial, and the Tejon Ranch Conservation and Land Use Agreement.
Derek serves on the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
and the California State University, Bakersfield Industry & Education Roundtable.
Derek lives in Bakersfield with his wife Heather and son Nolan.