Drew Achabal is a Partner with Columbus Consulting. He is a highly motivated professional with extensive experience in project delivery, collaborating with both the functional business and IT areas of retail and wholesale organizations. He is committed to delivering lasting value to clients through results-oriented projects.
Drew has spent the majority of his 17-year career consulting with a wide range of companies in the specialty apparel, mass merchant, sporting goods, and wholesale domains. His primary areas of focus include the design and enhancement of Merchandise, Channel and Assortment planning processes, the supporting systems implementations, and the successful adoption of meaningful solutions into the organization.
Prior to joining Columbus, Drew held various client-facing positions with IBM and other consulting firms serving the retail industry.
Santa Clara University – Bachelor of Science in Finance – Retail Studies Program
IBM/i2 – Makoro Merchandise Planning Administration
JDA Software – Enterprise Planning & Automation Certification
Oracle University – Retail Predictive Application Server (RPAS) Configuration