Derry Software’s is to help people get better access to their information. Our company was formed through years of experience in using, developing and designing software solutions for a wide variety of needs. We learned a lot in that time about what works well for developing and deploying software, and where the challenges of delivering accurate and timely solutions present themselves. We felt there was a need to provide a superior experience for customers seeking software solutions for their information problems, and Derry Software was established to bridge this gap.


Derry Software focuses on developing and participating in teams that compete to win government contracts with local, state and federal agencies. The programmatic and teaming strategies of Derry Software include the goal to proactively position ourselves in the marketplace as the best option for the core competencies of our company, and to build and become part of strong and successful teams that provide outstanding performance for our clients. Because trust is imperative to us and our clients, we build relationships with other organizations who demonstrate strong character, solid reputations and outstanding past performance. We find opportunities within our geographic area in order to provide value from our availability to potential clients and team members. We then map our capabilities to other potential team members, both large and small businesses, before developing a team whose focus and purpose is accomplishing the mission and outstanding performance.


“We choose to go to the Moon! We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win …” John F. Kennedy


Jim Derry

President & Founder

Before founding Derry Software, LLC, Jim served for over 30 years as a Soldier in the United States Army and Tennessee National Guard as a Field Artilleryman. This includes experience serving in the United States Northern, Central, Pacific and European Combatant Command Areas of Operations at the tactical level. His most recent experience was for the Tennessee Dangerous Drugs Task Force (TDDTF) where he led the development and operations of the information system, providing law enforcement with a tool for reporting, analysis, query, GIS and information sharing that has been shared throughout the nation. Jim is active in his local church and with the Project Management Institute (PMI), Chattanooga Chapter, where he serves in a chapter leadership role. He has a BS Degree in Computer Science from Grantham University, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and has completed the Basic Clandestine Laboratory Safety Course.

Chip Zehnder


Chip serves as the accountant for Derry Software and has many years of experience in accounting as well as corporate finance. He spent eight years in various roles at a Fortune 500 company until he later moved into corporate finance. He has four years of experience working as public tax accountant, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. He currently lives with his family in Ringgold, Georgia.

Logan Kruse:

Application Developer




Derry Software, LLC DUNS: 080948700 Cage Code: 7ZQE5 NAICS:  541511 (Custom Computer Programming Services) 541512 (Computer Systems Design Services) 541519 (Other Computer Related Services) 611430 (Professional and Management Development Training)