Drew Sanders is a founding Principal at Banyan Tree Strategies, a corporate training and custom coaching firm specializing in corporate strategy, board governance and sales.
Sanders golf background includes serving as a Green Committee member at Claremont Country Club in Oakland, CA. Claremont is a member of the Alistar MacKenzie Society. Sanders has played over half the courses on the Golf Digest and Golf Magazine Top 100 lists and is an avid student of golf architecture. Sanders along with his wife Sara who played on the LPGA Tour for 5 years is on the Executive Committee for the 2016 US Women’s Open at CordeValle in San Martin CA.
Competitively, Sanders participated in the 2002 USGA Mid Am Championship, was a Quarter finalist in the 1991 California State Am and has made match play in the San Francisco City Championship on multiple occasions. Sanders was the Team Captain for UC Berkeley’s Men’s Golf team and was an All-Pac 10 Selection.
Sanders has served as a guest speaker, panelist and corporate trainer for groups like BNP Paribas, Rothstein Kass and Chubb. Sanders is a frequent public speaker with subject matter expertise ranging from coach development and servant leadership, to speaking on how to work best with the Millennial generation.
Sanders is an executive committee member of the First Tee of the Tri Valley, a board member for the San Francisco Boy Scouts, and is the founder and President of the California Season of Life Foundation. Sanders earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in History in 1993 from the University of California.
Sanders has published 2 books “Change Doesn’t Bite” and “Finding Big Mo”. The latter is a golf sports psychology story about creating momentum in life and on the golf course. His current project is “The 50 Lunches a Year that Will Change Your Career”.