Derek Keller is a North Carolina native and the creator & owner of 440 Gentleman Supply, a men’s accessory brand based out of Raleigh, NC. Launched in early 2013, the line continues to focus on top quality leather items made by hand without any power machinery used throughout the process.
Derek is an NC State alumnus, earning his degree in Business Management and has over 15 years of experience working in marketing & management for a number of brands. Many of his maker & creative skills started at a young age while working with his mother and father in sewing and leatherwork. He continued to hone those skills throughout adulthood, and a hobby eventually turned into a business.