Chief Administrative Officer
As Chief Administrative Officer for Ingerman, Drew Bennett is responsible for directing the company’s day-to-day operations and administrative activities. This includes driving business strategy development by assessing risks, noting opportunities for gain, setting overall goals and metrics, and proposing projects or systems to move the company forward. Drew oversees Human Resources, Information Technology, Leasing and Marketing, Compliance and Supportive Services, and works closely with senior managers to spearhead process improvement, project implementation, regulatory compliance, and policy and procedure evaluation. As a top executive, he reports to the Chief Operating Officer and regularly updates the Chief Executive Officer about the status of the departments he leads—narrating facts, analyzing data and suggesting appropriate next steps. Drew’s leadership style is authentic, humble, inquisitive, collaborative, action-oriented and results-driven. With over 25 years of business experience in top-performing companies, he adroitly navigates organizational dynamics to build meaningful relationships and lasting coalitions.
Prior to joining Ingerman, Mr. Bennett served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Resource Residential, a Philadelphia-based property management firm that managed 75 communities and 22,000 units throughout the country. During his 5-year tenure at Resource Residential, he served on the executive committee and oversaw a team of Talent Acquisition, Human Resource and Learning and Organizational Development professionals. In addition, Mr. Bennett championed companywide culture shaping and employee engagement efforts, resulting in Resource Residential being named a Top Workplace within the midsize company category annually. Further, while he was there, the company was a 2-time recipient of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for demonstrating enterprise-wide success as a result of employee talent development.
Before joining Resource Residential, Mr. Bennett spent 10 years at David’s Bridal, the nation’s largest bridal store chain, operating 300 salons in 45 states. During his time there, he served in various senior-level Human Resources roles including: Vice President of Learning and Development, Vice President of Organizational Development, and Vice President of Human Resources. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Bennett was instrumental in facilitating company growth, culture shaping and succession planning.