Drew has years of experience managing global payments operations in marketplace and financial services environments. He brings a keen interest in identifying and executing optimal payments strategies for businesses throughout the payments value chain.
Most recently, Drew led the Payments Operations team for Etsy, where they prioritized optimizing costs, streamlining payments infrastructure, and improving the customer experience for buyers and sellers. In this role, he developed and implemented business strategy, led requests for proposals, negotiated key contracts, managed infrastructure integrations, and collaborated with internal stakeholders across the organization to reduce costs and improve internal processes.
Drew began his career in payments at Square, where he created new operational processes, developed cost reduction strategies, and led engineering projects as a technical program manager. In that capacity, he developed research on international market expansion, and directly managed acquiring and network relationships as the company grew from a startup to a publicly traded company.