Partner at LF Search

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Partner at LF Search

Drew has spent his entire career in search and recruitment and has headhunted senior and executive level talent for hundreds of fintech and financial services businesses throughout his career.

At Lingua Franca Search, Drew has focused on VP to C-level engagements across credit risk & analytics, operations, finance, marketing, and human resources. Additionally, Drew oversees a team that supports our client partners with Manager to Director level searches and strategic team buildouts. A researcher at heart, Drew strives to learn his clients’ businesses and industries not only through the eyes of a partner, but as an extension of their team, and both clients and candidates appreciate his speed, directness, and efficiency.
Prior to joining Lingua Franca, Drew was a startup founder of an executive search firm with a financial services focus, and also spent two years at Korn Ferry in both talent advisory and search. Drew is a graduate of Virginia Tech, and outside of work you’ll find him watching Premier League Soccer, the Masters, or on a search for the best restaurant and food in whatever city that he is in.

Notable placements:

Chief Operating Officer, Merrick Bank

Chief People Officer , EasyKnock

Chief Operating Officer, Drizly

Chief Operating Officer, Billd

Chief Risk Officer, Billd

Chief Operating Officer , EasyKnock

Chief Operating Officer, Strike Acceptance

Chief Risk Officer, Strike Acceptance

Chief Risk Officer, Keyway

SVP of Product, Merrick Bank

VP of Collections Strategy and Analytics, Merrick Bank

VP of Product and Marketing Analytics, Merrick Bank

VP of Human Resources, EasyKnock

VP of Account Management, BlueVine

VP of Digital Analytics, OneMain

VP of Finance, Billd

Head of Content and Brand Marketing, EasyKnock

Head of Fraud Operations, Current

Director of Fraud and Strategy Analytics, Ally

Director of Data Science, Renew Financial

If I had one motto to live by …

Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.