Drew is a connector, changemaker, and advocate of helping clients get things done. He has spent a majority of his 25 year career where business and strategy intersect with design and visual communication, having started that journey as a car design at Chrysler’s Advanced Packaging Studio working on concept and next generation vehicles. He spent the first 15 years in the design software industry in expanding roles in both start-ups and Fortune 100 companies.
After making the leap into the agency and consulting world, Drew has helped lead several design consultancies In sales and marketing with responsibility for all top-line revenue and stewardship of the company culture. He has successfully helped deliver effective communication strategies, drive new enterprise strategy alignment and activation, build change management initiatives, and create organizational readiness and CX plans for global brands like UPS, BNY Mellon, P&G, Abbott, Nike, Ford, BMW, Amex, and Apple.
Drew is active outside of work volunteering at his children’s school, coaching his son’s travel baseball team, mentoring at the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State, and occasionally playing in jazz combos around the Metro Detroit area. He is also a Purdue Executive in Residence and a board member of the Purdue University Student Life Advisory Council.
Drew earned his BS in Visual Design Engineering from Purdue University and his MBA from Michigan State University. He lives in Detroit with his wife Kendra and their two children.