Drew Monaghan, 2018-2019
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Drew and his family moved to West Chester, PA when he was in elementary school. Drew graduated from Bishop Shanahan High School where he was in the Honors Program, served as President of the National Honor Society, and earned varsity letters in Baseball, Track and Cross Country. Drew found his passion for service by participating in the Community Service Corps. Drew attended and proudly graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in History with a minor in Business. Go Irish!
Drew is a Business Development executive, who has, for over 28 years, managed multiple teams to the highest levels of accomplishments in their respective fields. Drew is currently President of the Private Exchange Group, a Qualified Intermediary for 1031 exchanges. As a sought-after expert, he annually trains CPAs, Attorneys, Brokers and Investors on the strategies of the 1031 exchanges.
Drew was asked to join the Rotary Club of Coral Springs-Parkland in November 2004. He subsequently served as Chair of Interact, Youth Exchange, Youth Service and Foundation. He is a 4 time Paul Harris Fellow and Paul Harris Society member. He with his Rotary sponsor, Tom Pratt started 4 Interact clubs in Coral Springs. Drew was named Rotarian of the Year in 2005. Drew and family have hosted a Youth Exchange Student from Brazil who is still part of the family. As President in 2007, he strengthened the club’s speaker program and brought the Harvest Drive program to the city. After forming a new club with 4 other Rotarians in 2012, Drew served as president again in 2013-2014.
For District 6990, Drew has served as Membership Chair, Discussion Leader of the Rotary Leadership Institute, Assistant Governor, the Nominating Committee and chaired the Youth Exchange Committee. He also served as District Trainer for 2012-2013 year.
Beyond the District, Drew has served on the PETS Board, PETS Operating Committee, Training Team lead & President Elect Trainer since 2008.
Drew is married to his lovely bride Sara for over 11 years and has 5 kids: Emily, Lisa, Matthew who are in college and Gabby and AJ who are in elementary school. He is very active in Indian Princesses and Adventure Guides and the family has a beloved dog named Bella. He enjoys time with his family, travel, the beach and sports.