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Drew Badolato

Chief of Staff to the CEO

Drew Badolato, Chief of Staff to the CEO

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In his role as Chief of Staff to the CEO, Drew supports Common Impact’s CEO in leading capacity building projects for the organization.  In this function, Drew also supports the Field Bulding and Consulting teams in building up Common Impact’s organizational infrastructure so that they can deliver optimum service to our corporate and nonprofit partners.  Additionally, Drew supports the organization’s various special projects and mission strengthening initiatives.

Drew’s passion for social impact stems from his studies in corporate social responsibility and the convergence of his experiences in the public, nonprofit and private sectors.  Drew’s previous work has included grant writing and donor outreach for a grassroots development nonprofit in Nairobi, Kenya; business development projects for a financial services company; and commercial diplomacy assignments with the U.S. Department of Commerce in Brussels, Belgium.  Common Impact has served as an incubator for Drew’s confidence in both the business world’s capability to do good and the nonprofit world’s ability to execute lasting change.  Drew believes firmly in Common Impact’s vision that together through the innovation and investment of unique talents, we can effectively strengthen the world in which we live and work.

Drew earned his M.A. in International Relations with a secondary specialization in Communication and Strategy from the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies.  Prior to that, Drew attended American University in Washington DC, where he double majored in Business Administration and International Relations.