Drew is a Principal at Acquilano Leslie Inc. He is a licensed architect, a member of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), and a LEED accredited professional. In 2016, he was
recognized as the Kansas State University IAPD Alumni Honoree. ENR Mountain States McGraw Hill Construction publication named Drew to their 2013 ‘Top 20 Under 40’, recognizing industry leaders from a nine-state region. He joined Acquilano Leslie in 2010 and brings exceptional abilities in design, space planning, project management and client relations. Notable projects include CableLabs, DaVita’s World Headquarters (Towers I & II totaling over 600,000sf), Martin/Martin, CH2M, LIV Sotheby’s, Sherman & Howard LLC, and Ball Corporation.
Previously, Drew was a project manager and designer at Worth Group Architects who specializes in gaming, entertainment and hospitality. At Worth Group, he was an integral part of several multi-million dollar projects including the West Baden Springs Hotel & Casino (Project Budget $382M. French Lick, IN) and the Choctaw Casino & Resort (Project Budget $300M. Durant, OK). The Choctaw project alone consisted of 330 guest rooms, 125,000sf Casino, Retail, Spa, 7 dining establishments, indoor/outdoor pool, business center, and entertainment venues.
Drew received his Bachelor of Interior Architecture and Product Design of from Kansas State University where he received the “James Dubois Most Outstanding Graduate Award”. While attending K-State, he was awarded ‘1st Place – Large Furniture’ in the Kansas City Architects, Designers, Dealers & Representatives (KCADDR) furniture design competition and participated in a study-abroad program at Czech Technical University in Prague. Through his membership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), he served on both the 2012 Executive Committee and Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Denver Active 20/30 Children’s Foundation, a men’s group dedicated to supporting area children identified as ‘at-risk’.