As an entrepreneur, attorney and earlier as a CPA, Andrew (“Drew”) Thompson has worked with emerging businesses and investors for nearly 30 years, assisting owners and investors with their business formation, growth, exits, other transitions and business succession.
Mr. Thompson has assisted in raising over $250 Million in capital in health care, manufacturing, technology, logistics companies and real estate development projects, and placing investments of over $120 million in the acquisitions of growth stage companies.
He was admitted to practice law in Indiana in 1990. Mr. Thompson has experience in business law, estate planning, creditor and debtor law, real estate, civil trials, taxation, criminal defense, appeals and all areas of family law, including adoptions, divorce, child custody and support, paternity, and guardianship.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University in 1984, Mr. Thompson passed the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination and worked as an International Tax Specialist with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company (now KPMG) before returning to school to pursue his law degree.
Along with practicing law, Mr. Thompson has taught as an Adjunct Professor of Business law and Ethics at Indiana Wesleyan University, worked as a Private Family Wealth Advisor and as Southeast Regional Director of Legal, Estate and Asset Services for the American Cancer Society and the Executive Director of the American Foundation for Clinical Pharmacology.
He also founded a private consulting firm, Elusen LLC, providing fundraising, search marketing and other services for nonprofit organizations and emerging businesses throughout the Midwest and the southeastern United States, as well as capital acquisition services for startup companies.
Drew has served on a variety of nonprofit boards including local chapters of Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Alzheimer’s Association, The Center for Entrepreneurial Development, The Autism Society, Community Action of Greater Indianapolis, the Cobb County, GA Estate Planning Council, the Georgia Shakespeare Theater and the Hamilton County, IN Small Enterprise Loan Fund (SELF).
He is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and the University of Illinois College of Law.
He currently has offices in Indianapolis, Ind. and Tampa, Fla. You can contact him via email or through the form below.