Andrew Patton was born in Memphis Tennessee to loving and spiritual parents the late Rosie Ann Patton and Elder Andrew L. Patton, Sr. Andrew Sr. was an ordained Elder in the Church of God in Christ.
Drew attended East High School and went on to graduate in the spring of 1993. He immediately enrolled into Rust College in Holly Springs, Mississippi the same fall. Majoring in Mass Communications with a concentration in Radio and Television, Drew quickly absorbed his course studies by becoming the voice of the sports as a play by play announcer. He hosted a gospel music radio show on the college campus and was a regular correspondent for the campus television station covering sports. His extracurricular activities included singing in the World Renowned Rust College Acapella Choir, Jazz Band, Future Communicators of America and a host of several religious organizations on Campus. Drew graduated with his Bachelors of Arts in the spring of 1997.
He returned to Memphis Tennessee shortly after graduation. Already a seasoned sales professional for MCI WorldCom, Andrew Patton was promoted to a Sales Supervisor position managing a team of 21 sales reps. By 1999 Drew relocated to Nashville, Tennessee to work in the wireless industry for Sprint PCS as a call center supervisor. In Drew’s professional career he has held a variety of Sales and Leadership roles in several industries including Finance, Technology, Healthcare and Insurance. Drew has more than 22 years of sales experience.
In 2014 Drew was elected Pastor of the Greater View Church and served faithfully for 2 and a half years. Drew sees Griffin Capital Funding as a unique opportunity because it allows him to use his professional and spiritual expertise for the glory of GOD while building God’s kingdom.