Product manager with over 12 years of experience in a variety of industries and roles with an emphasis on building effective products & tools that engage people through intuitive, accessible interfaces. An enthusiastic generalist and creative problem solver with a background in UI / UX design, software engineering, product strategy, data analysis, marketing, and organizational leadership. A self-directed, engaged team member and leader, motivated to be among communities of individuals who support and challenge personal growth and do right by them.
|Personal||Creative vision, self-direction, structured thinking, pragmatic, focused on details & value creation|
|Interpersonal||Consensus builder, cross functional communicator, collaborative, empathic, affable, accountable|
|Tools||Figma, Miro, Confluence, Notion, Jira, Monday, SQL, Tableau, Amplitude, Sheets / Excel|
BlockFi • Senior Product Manager • New York, NY (Remote)
Senior product manager for flagship retail product, crypto rewards credit card, at one of the fastest growing fintech startups. Coordinating an international, remote team, successfully released a new product line in under a year and servicing over 80,000 cardholders with over $2B+ in annual run rate payment volume. Focused on delivering consumer and organizational value by prioritizing key deliverables, building strong foundations and ensuring a sustainable development velocity.
Arity One • Consultant • Birmingham, AL
Consultancy guiding clients through the considerations of modern technologies and workflows. Offering counsel in product strategy, design, development and content.
Fravert • Technical Director, Project Manager • Birmingham, AL
Designed and developed internal project management software to facilitate streamlined inter-departmental operations that featured project tracking, bid estimation, job costing, labor tracking and customer relations. Focused on jobs for our environmental / experiential design clientele. Working with senior leadership, helped identify and pitch new business opportunities, guide clients through project vision, identify and communicate requirements to the industrial design team, review and verify critical production design documents, and oversee the production and installation of projects to ensure builds meet client specifications. Additionally responsible for regular review of monthly financials, setting organizational and departmental direction and hiring.
Fiverr • Full Stack Engineer • Chicago, IL
Full stack engineer with the US division of the world’s largest digital marketplace for creative and professional services and a top 300 site internationally. Responsible for the architecture and development of software under the demand of 40M active users per month. Coordinated development with remote team members in Tel Aviv, New York, San Francisco and Miami.
Newman Realty • Technologist • Chicago, IL
Contracted to oversee digital operations and bring consistency to the agency’s external marketing strategy. Built complete front & backend systems and integrated with the MLS API. Designed a comprehensive brand guide, complete with logo marks, typography, color palette, and digital / print marketing materials.
Clique Studios • UI / UX Designer, Frontend Engineer • Chicago, IL
Built responsive frontend interfaces integrated with various content management platforms, adapting compositions from the design team. Regularly working and communicating directly with clients to see their vision through to completion. As an early employee, responsible for defining and implementing robust workflows to facilitate efficient development.
Gaurav Gollerkeri • GM, Payments • BlockFi
"I am so thankful that Drew is the PM on the BlockFi credit card. He is organized, methodical, solution-oriented and always focused on removing whatever blockers are in the team's way. He blends client-centric thinking with strong commercial instincts. He ensures that he's bringing the right stakeholders along with him. And he does all this with a positive mindset, not letting any setbacks or challenges detract from his own or the team's focus. When we do encounter challenges, he's usually thought of a few options for how to move forward."
Derek Nelson • Partner • Clique Studios
"Drew was an integral part in our growth. His passion for the craft, entrepreneurial spirit, and eye for detail helped him create some really exceptional work. He’s got an eye for industry shifts, and is always devising new ways to solve old problems. Above all, he cares deeply about his work and those alongside him."
Available upon request.