Employee Spotlight: Drew Meyer

Employee Spotlight

We are very excited to highlight one of our most valuable assets, our employees! Each month, get to know the HPC team in a fun, new way!

Drew MeyerName: Drew Meyer

Department: Development/Marketing

Title: Development Director

Primary work location: Olathe

How long have you worked at HPC?
I’ve been at HPC for nearly two months.

How did you get into your field of work?

I started in the fundraising/development world in 2016 with a temporary/seasonal position. I assisted with fundraising campaigns across the KC metro area.

Do you speak any other languages? If yes, which ones?

Yes, I’m fluent in “toddler.”

Do you have a favorite quote? If yes, what is it?

“May the Force be with you.”

What values are important to you?

Values that are important to me are family time, a sense of humor, positivity and work hard/play hard.

Drew Meyer and familyWhat is something about you that would surprise people?

I have gotten heavily into Formula 1 racing in the past few years.

What is on your “bucket” list?

I’d like to be an extra in the background of a Star Wars show or movie. And then I’d write and publish a short novel giving my character an extensive and completely unnecessary backstory but cementing myself into the official Star Wars canon. Also going to Japan would be cool.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is ice cream or seafood if I had to pick real food.

What is your favorite movie?

My favorite movie is “The Notebook.” Just kidding, it’s obviously “Star Wars.” “The Empire Strikes Back” if I had to choose one.

What is your favorite hobby?

I enjoy playing board games, but like the good ones.

Are you an animal lover?  If yes, how many pets do you have and what kind are they?

Yes, I am an animal lover! I have a dog named Louie. He’s a rescue and a mix of a lot of breeds. I just say he’s cute and that’s what matters.