Gary Drews, Interim Chief Executive Officer
Gary Drews is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of Connect for Health Colorado, a public non-profit organization providing individuals, families and small businesses the opportunity to shop for and buy health insurance. Gary also serves as a Strategic Advisor to the Mat-Su Health Foundation, a $90-million philanthropy and hospital provider in Alaska. He was most recently the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President, Finance & Investments for the Colorado Health Foundation, the nation’s third largest health foundation with assets of $2.3 billion.
Gary worked as Chief Operating Officer for Regis University in Denver and earlier as Chief Financial Officer for Colorado Outward Bound School. He previously worked as a production executive at Walt Disney Studios and as a freelance television producer. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Master’s degree in communication management from the University of Southern California.
Gary is recognized for a proven ability to leverage revolutionary innovation, build lasting partnerships, and bridge the gap between mission and business principles to generate the highest social and financial returns on investment.