Chief Operating Officer
Drew comes to Advance Trading from a global food ingredient company where he managed the commodity hedge desk and was the raw material lead on multiple M&A ventures across Asia. He brings a plethora of experience and education in risk management to the firm and is no stranger to agricultural commodities growing up on his family's farm in Central Illinois. Drew graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and a minor in International Business. Post-graduation, Drew acquired over 11 years of experience in commodity risk management, focusing on softs, agricultural, and energy markets. He has held positions as a merchandiser, physical commodity trader, and risk management consultant. Drew currently resides in Bloomington, IL with his wife and two small children.
He looks forward to assisting in business development and growth for Advance Trading Inc. both domestically and internationally.