Drew founded and is CEO of FullG Capital, a real estate investment company based in Toronto, Ontario. He has a successful history of leading and building teams and organizations centred around execution of a comprehensive business plan, and is considered one of the foremost hotel investment leaders in North America. In his most visible role, Drew was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of InnVest REIT December 2014. His portfolio contained a wide variety of assets and brands such as Fairmont, Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton, Sheraton, Comfort, Holiday Inn, and Quality. He had responsibility for all aspects of the company’s investment performance including transactions, investments and asset management. During this time, Coles also served as Chairman of Choice Hotels Canada.
Drew holds a BA Economics from Acadia University and an Honors MBA from Webster University in St. Louis, MO. He has also been active with charitable endeavours: Tour de Bleu, Michael Garron Hospital, World Cycling Relief, Ride to Conquer Cancer, Young People’s Theatre (previous board position), independent family meal delivery at the outset of covid, Pathways to Education and more.