Drew comes to Vermont Academy having spent the previous four years in the office of alumni affairs and development at Groton School in Groton, MA. In that role, Drew was responsible for the annual fund efforts of 20 youngest graduating classes, the liaison for the alumni association and the chair of the athletic hall of fame committee. He served as an upper school dorm head, assisted in coaching the swimming and cycling clubs, and was the faculty sponsor of the outing club. Prior to Groton School, Drew worked in the office of admission at Saint Michael’s college and also served as the assistant coach for the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams.
At both Saint Michael’s and Groton School, Drew led efforts to create marketing strategies in social media. At Groton, Drew created and developed a marketing strategy around Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram in addition to other social media channels. He has given a number of presentations of the use of social media in schools and is a contributor for edsocialmedia.com.
Drew received a BS in 2001 from Saint Michael’s and M. Ed in 2011. As an undergraduate, he was a four year member and two-year captain of the varsity swimming team and the 2001 recipient of the Doc Jacobs Award for outstanding contributions to the athletic program. He and his wife, Maria, met in their senior year at Saint Michael’s. They now have two boys, Parker and Emmett.