Drew Payne

Chief Executive Officer, Upmetrics and VP, Payne Family Foundation

Drew has a passion for education, health and community development. Prior to launching UpMetrics, Drew founded UHV Group, providing operating advisory services to Blackstone portfolio companies within the real estate and education sector. Additionally, Drew has focused on real estate and social impact investing, as well as traditional philanthropy as Vice President of the Payne Family Foundation. Born and raised in San Francisco, Drew is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.


Voices from the Field

Shifting Our Approach to Traditional Reporting Relationships

Posted on May 24, 2021 by Drew Payne

Courtesy of fauxels from Pexels I have long sat at the intersection of philanthropy and technology. My parents started the Payne Family Foundation 25 years ago, committed to organizations focused on youth development, education and healthcare. At the heart of our giving is a relationship-based approach to support mission-aligned grantees with flexible capital and open communication lines, creating space to… Read More