Senior Vice President, Research
As Senior Vice President, Research, Drew leads public opinion polling efforts and provide strategic advice to clients. He has extensive experience in political and issue research, and is recognized throughout the research industry as one of the top pollsters in the nation.
Drew has appeared on NPR, authored opinion pieces for Politico and the Huffington Post, and has served as a guest lecturer for several colleges and universities. His research and commentary have been featured in news outlets from coast to coast, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post. Beginning in 2009, Drew helped re-launch the Los Angeles Times-University of Southern California poll, building it into one of the most acclaimed public polls in the country.
With an extensive background in electoral politics, Drew served as pollster and advisor to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman, and several members of Congress. In 2012, Drew helped elect the first Democratic mayor of San Diego in nearly a quarter century. He has also polled for numerous multi-million dollar independent expenditure campaigns across the country.
Drew also has a broad range of corporate experience across a diverse group of sectors, from energy to investment banking to infrastructure. He has a particularly strong background in health care and public health issues, providing research and strategic guidance for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Pew Charitable Trusts and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Prior to joining S360, Drew was a vice president at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, where he ran the firm’s California office. Before that, he managed U.S. Congressman Heath Shuler’s first successful campaign in North Carolina, served as the Get-Out-The-Vote director for former U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Herseth and worked on U.S. House campaigns in over a dozen states. Drew also served in various capacities at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, including Southern and Midwest Regional political director.
Drew graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and lives with his wife, son and dogs.
Drew can be reached at email@example.com