Business Strategist | Keynote Speaker | Leadership Coach
Drew Aversa helps organizations grow! Advising CEOs, boards, business owners, and managers, he leverages a dynamic leadership perspective and professional experience across Fortune 500, non-profit, for-profit, academic, small business, government, international, and industry leading trade associations creating strategies to drive the growth of sales, programs, partnerships, brand awareness, and team performance.
As a keynote speaker he motivates and inspires audiences to take action in life and business as he shares his life-changing journey from firefighter to Fortune 500.
Schedule a call to discuss your event or business needs with Drew today!
Drew works directly with leaders, event planners, and key people in organizations to construct motivational and inspirational speaking programs that facilitate the exchange of new ideas, a design-thinking approach to solving challenges, and self-reflection to deepen one's emotional intelligence fueling personal and professional growth during his seminars and keynote presentations.
Driving Innovation (Culture & Change)
Resiliency (Peak Performance & Mindset)
Employee Safety & Wellness
Executive Facilitation (Board Retreats)
Brand Growth (Sales & Social Media)
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
Multi-Cultural & Multi-Generational
As a strategic adviser and business consultant, Drew helps leaders create innovative approaches to driving new business opportunities through his expertise in developing solutions that address: revenue generation, sales, marketing, brand engagement, LEAN process improvement, public relations, technology, talent development, innovation, product development, and stakeholder management needs.
Additionally, he works 1:1 with a limited number of individuals as a coach to help them align their personal and professional lives to get results.
Assessments used: DiSC, Myers-Briggs, Success Factors, Wheel of Life.
Contact Drew today to discuss your needs so you can work with him to deliver a custom message that will move your audience towards action and shared purpose.
Sample Engagements -
2019 Food Expo
Fire Districts Association Leadership Conference
Chief Marketing Officer Conference, SF
Las Vegas Resiliency Center
Clark County Fire Dept.
Santa Clara Rotary Club
Huntington Beach Rotary Club
Southern Oregon University
Associated General Contractors of California Conference
California Professional Firefighters Behavioral Health Conference
Speaking & Consulting Testimonials
"Drew, you moved me like no one else. I can’t thank you enough for your one on one talk with me after. I never expected that and really just wanted to thank you for speaking. I swear it that you made amazing changes and differences in me. I can’t thank you enough." Participant
"He is highly empathetic in his approach and interactions with others as his patience, kindness and pureness is palpable." Dr. Tuhin C.
"Drew delivered an excellent presentation. He was both informative and inspiring." Terri Keener
"Drew's trademark has been his ability to focus on important facts as well as key-points of information for student success, resulting in increased retention rates for students and stronger positive outcomes for student performance in manipulative psychomotor challenges. His other trait is his true and sincere desire to help others. Drew has Integrity and thus is someone I am proud to endorse!" Ron Johansen
"I've thoroughly been impressed by Drew's abilities to see market opportunities and act with sincere regard and genuine curiosity with all stakeholders. Drew is extremely creative and an all around business expert." Richard D.
"Drew is a situational genius from my vantage point as a management counsel." Robert Fried
"I had the opportunity to listen to Drew on a panel that discussed all things recruiting. His knowledge of the industry and expertise in business leadership were valuable to our audience as his comments and insights were relatable for everyone attending." Stephanie W.
"When I think of an innovative professional with earnest ideas and a pragmatic can-do attitude, Drew is my go-to." Dr. David Mitroff
"Drew is a dynamic speaker with lots of real-world experience in many areas including business management, personnel management, and being a first-responder. Drew is extremely professional and has an amazing ability to connect with people." Jade C.
"I recommend Drew as a trusted adviser and dynamic executive coach. He's helped me think bigger, leveraging creative, forward-thinking approaches to organizational development, membership engagement, technology, and strategic planning to add value for our members and stakeholders." Shon Buford, President IAFF L798