Congratulations to CAMBA’s Vice President of Intergovernmental Affairs, Drew Gabriel, for being named to am New York / Metro / Politics NY’s ‘2022 Power Players Rising’ list last month.
Drew Gabriel, Vice President of Intergovernmental Affairs, CAMBA
Throughout his career, spanning nearly a decade, Drew has worked in federal, state and city legislative affairs to identify and mitigate the everyday challenges faced by New Yorkers. As a result, he has helped connect local stakeholders to critical programs and services that spur growth, ensuring every community has the necessary resources to thrive.
Currently, Drew is the Vice President of Intergovernmental Affairs for CAMBA. Drew has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Manhattan College and Master of Arts in Urban Policy and Administration from Brooklyn College.
What is your biggest accomplishment in 2022?
For me, the small wins are my biggest accomplishments. The ones that no one hears about, but it has impacted so many lives. The ability to help individuals and families through rough times this year has been my biggest accomplishment.
Do you have any advice for those just starting out their careers?
Never lose the passion to help others and stay solution oriented. Be open to listening so that you can fully understand how to help better.
Was there something or someone who inspired you to start your journey on your current career path?
My family and experiences have inspired me to start my career. My grandfather taught the value of standing up for what is right and doing what we believe is just. No matter the circumstances that follow.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
That’s a great question, but I see myself taking on greater challenges to impact the world.
The full list of ‘2022 Power Players Rising’ can be viewed here.