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Drew Slate

Senior Information Technology Project Manager
Arrow Systems Integration

Drew is a Senior Project Manager in the Information Technology field. After two decades of managing projects in manufacturing, food service, airline and health care industries, Drew has been able to develop skills, gain experience and gather knowledge to be able to create unique solutions for his clients. With an emphasize on customer service, process improvement and a drive for successful implementation, Drew has risen up in the ranks to be a top level PM that manages multi-million projects for customers all over the world. This drive has lead him to gain a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2005 that he has been able to maintain and renew for the last 12 years.

A native resident, Drew has called west Fort Worth home his entire life. During his childhood, he attended local private Christian schools and was an active member of
Westridge and Birchman Baptist Churches. Today, he is married to his wife, Heather, of 19 years and they have 2 daughters, Rylee (12) and Kerby (8). They have been attending Christ Chapel Bible Church since 1999 and are active members. Drew has served on the Deacon Board and Local Outreach Committee for many years. Heather has been a Children’s Ministry volunteer and Kids Camp coordinator for over 10 years. Together, they lead a small group for 9 years. Drew and Heather serve on the PTA Boards of Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center and the Applied Learning Academy, where their daughters attend. In addition, Drew serves on the board of another non-profit in the Fort Worth area.

With a love for his hometown and parents instilling a servanthood spirit, Drew started volunteering in high school as a youth soccer coach and has never stopped stepping into opportunities to better his community. In 1998, Drew was asked to serve on the CCBC Deacon Board, which lead to his involvement in the Local Outreach Committee. During this time, he was able to meet and interact with many local ministries. One of these ministries was ODWIN and being introduced to Sandra Stanley. After several years of volunteering, assisting and supporting ODWIN, Drew accepted a position on the ODWIN Board of Directors. His career skills are being used to improve processes, establish long term goals, create new opportunities and assist with daily operations.

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