Drew Sanders is a founding Principal at Banyan Tree Strategies, a corporate training and custom coaching firm specializing in corporate strategy, board governance and sales. Sanders is responsible for the positioning of Banyan in the marketplace and for acquiring and leading the talent that comes together to deliver on the firms initiatives.
Prior to his work with Banyan, Sanders was a Principal and Private Equity Group Practice Leader for EPIC where he oversaw an international group of portfolio company insurance programs for several multi-billion dollar private equity, hedge and real estate funds.
Sanders has served as a guest speaker, panelist and corporate trainer for groups like BNP Paribas, Rothstein Kass and Chubb. Sanders is a frequent public speaker with subject matter expertise ranging from coach development and servant leadership, to speaking on how to work best with the Millennial generation.
Sanders currently is active as an executive committee member of the First Tee of the Tri-Valley, and is the founder and President of the California Season of Life Foundation. Sanders earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in History in 1993 from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was an All-Pac 10 Selection as the Captain of the Men’s Golf Team. Sanders has published 2 books “Change Doesn’t Bite” and “Finding Big Mo”. His current project is “The 50 Lunches a Year that Will Change Your Career”.