Get ready for an engaging conversation with Drew McWilliams, the co-founder and president of Ivybrook Academy. Ivybrook Academy is voted the Nations #1 Half Day Preschool. Specializes in creating an academic environment for every child to reach their fullest potential. Drew shares the heartwarming story of how Ivybrook Academy was born out of his college sweetheart romance and a desire to fill a niche in the education sector. Learn how they've successfully scaled their business and made a mark in the franchising world. Discover how they carved their niche in the market, why they chose the half-day model, and how they've grown to 80 franchise agreements in just seven years.
Learn about Drew McWilliams' inspiring journey where he combines his dedication to early childhood education with his knack for real estate investment. Explore the powerful impact these two worlds can have when merged successfully, paving the way for a brighter future for children and investors alike.
Passionate about small business ownership and the franchising model. From a successful career in residential real estate sales to founding a thriving children's pre-school, Drew has embarked on an exciting entrepreneurial journey with a focus on business operations, real estate acquisition, and company growth.