Meet The Co-Founders
Apryle Brodie, Co-Founder
Executive Director of Global Initiatives
Apryle oversees D.R.E.W. Projects Global Initiatives, managing partner relationships, outreach, and collaborative projects with global non-profit organizations. She has over ten years of experience in non-profit & consulting and 12+ years in Homelessness. As the former Senior Project Manager, A Bridge Home for Mayor Eric Garcetti, Apryle oversaw 30 capital projects that provided interim housing for people experiencing Homelessness.
Apryle’s work includes managing small to large-scale projects, policy, advocacy, program outcomes, and project management. Her passion is to work on social projects that impact local and global communities. Apryle envisions all individuals will embody a community-focused approach when solving social issues.
Apryle left the Homelessness sector after 12+ years. She brings her expertise in program management, project management, policy, civic and community engagement to the organization.
Adria Brodie, Co-Founder
Executive Director of Local Initiatives
Adria oversees D.R.E.W. Projects Local Initiatives, managing partner relationships, outreach, and collaborative projects with 501(c)(3) local non-profit organizations. She has 20+ years of experience in community involvement and volunteer work. Her most notable role includes being the former Vice President of the NoHo Neighborhood Council and District 4 Representative, where she represented stakeholder concerns to the City and community leaders. In her term, Adria led & implemented numerous community projects working closely with her neighbors and the board of directors to improve or solve community problems related to homelessness, beautification, planning & land use, and cultural awareness.
Adria left the tech sector after 11 years. She brings her expertise in SEO, project management, and product management to the organization.