Drew is the former CEO of Record Connect, a leading company that provides outsourced release-of-information services to hospitals, health systems, and physician practices. Most recently, Drew was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at NextGen Growth Partners. Drew partnered with NGP with the intent to operate a tech-enabled services business in which NGP invest. This goal was completed in November 2019.
Before joining NextGen Growth Partners, Drew worked at LinkedIn, part of Microsoft, where he helped clients solve their unique talent challenges. He focused on helping organizations, including health systems, with attracting, recruiting, and retaining talent through employer branding and employee engagement.
Prior to LinkedIn, Drew worked at IBM in the Watson Group. At IBM, Drew employed machine-learning software to support enterprises in better data-driven decision making. He once also served as IBM’s data expert on a business reality-TV show. Fortunately for him, it was never aired.
Drew began his career in management at Itasca Plastics, a plastics-manufacturing business that, amongst other lines, builds wall protection products for hospitals. He still sees some of his first products in use when visiting current Record Connect clients.
Drew received a BA from Wheaton College and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.