Operations Manager, Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center
Drew Hooke joined the University of Maine community in 2020 as the Operations Manager at the Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center. A Maine native, Drew has worked in New England Higher Education for fifteen years in roles encompassing administration, change and relationship management, event and classroom technology support, media production, audio engineering, and customer service. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in audio engineering and sound recording technology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Master of Science in leadership and administration with a focus on organizational development from Boston College. In 2018, Drew earned his Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification from the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA), the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. He is also a recognized affiliate publisher and songwriter with the international performance-rights organization SESAC. In addition to certification and affiliations, Drew is also a two-time Grammy-nominated producer & mix engineer, founder of Storm Town Studios, an audio recording, production, and mastering facility, and a lecturing member of the Audio Engineering Society’s Boston chapter.
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