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Drew Hafer joins the McKeon Group as an Associate working in business development with several clients.
Before coming to the McKeon Group, Drew spent 6 years as a partner of Longfellow Ventures in Northern Virginia. Longfellow is a family investment entity that owned franchise frozen yogurt stores in the area. Drew hired, trained, mentored, and lead a team of 20+ employees. Beyond personnel duties Drew was responsible for effectively managing revenue growth through sales, marketing, branding, and fundraising management.
While working for Longfellow Drew did some intermittent strategic consulting for Jamestown Group LLC conducting research and drafting policy summaries on apprenticeship models, workforce solutions, STEM education programs, and other education initiatives.
Starting in 2009 and through 2012 Drew was part of Team Washington, the owner of a major food franchise in the DMV. There he guided a group of 20 employees reaching annual sales of $1 million. His push for more online orders, streamlined labor, and goal driven service times led to an increase in sale and operating profit each consecutive year.
At the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Drew organized the logistics for international trademark, patent, and copyright programs sponsored by the Global Intellectual Property Academy working with 150 representatives from 48 countries.
Drew graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Brigham Young University – Idaho and currently resides in McLean, VA with his wife, Madison and their four children.