Drew Louis joined North Avenue Capital as Commercial Lender in 2016, specializing in business development, financial analysis, debt financing and investment opportunities. As Commercial Lender, Drew is based in Williamsburg, Virginia and is responsible for loan production, deal sourcing and business development in the Mid-Atlantic market. Drew received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Baylor University and a Juris Doctorate from William and Mary. Drew is licensed to practice law in Texas and Virginia, and has also passed the CPA exam.
Prior to joining NAC, Drew worked in the oil and gas industry for 10 years as a legal and finance professional. From 2011 though 2016, Drew worked at Pacific Drilling, an international offshore drilling contractor, where he held various management roles of increasing responsibility. Drew was an integral member of the core deal team responsible for building Pacific’s capital structure from the ground up, executing $5 billion in various debt and equity transactions over 3 years. Drew also led a procurement business unit responsible for annual spend of approximately $100 million. Prior to Pacific, Drew was VP, Controller, Secretary and Treasurer for Zion Oil and Gas and an associate for Vinson & Elkins LLP.
Drew, Taylor-Lynn, and their four children, Gabriel, Hallie, Asher and Lainey, live in Williamsburg, Virginia where Drew is actively engaged in his community through leadership roles in his local church and civic organizations. Drew also serves as a founding partner and board member for Braveheart Ministries, an evangelistic organization committed to proclaiming the full Gospel of Jesus Christ.