Drew is a native of Dassel, Minnesota. Prior to beginning the private practice of law, Drew served as an officer in the U. S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps (JAGC ). He also served as an Assistant McLeod County Attorney, and ran as an endorsed candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Drew and his wife, Karla, have three children. Drew enjoys dog breeding and hunting with his champion Yellow Labrador Retrievers, as well as golfing, hunting, downhill skiing and scuba diving. Drew is an Eagle Scout and the Troop Chairman of his son’s Boy Scout Troop. Drew has enjoyed coordinating and serving on several humanitarian aid projects in the Dominican Republic.