The Team

Drew Sonier

Drew Sonier
Managing Director

Drew Sonier heads the Healthcare Design & Construction Practice at Sanford Rose Associates helping leading healthcare focused A/E/C firms and hospitals procure talent and fill critical mid to senior level management positions.

In addition to his executive search experience, Drew has over 20 years’ experience as a service provider for design, construction and building product manufacturing firms. Drew was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Construction Data Corporation, a leading data and market intelligence information source for commercial building contractors, product manufacturers and suppliers. He has also held senior management positions for 12 years in operations and product development, including developing infrastructures that built cooperative relationships with architectural and engineering firms throughout the U.S

During his notable career Drew has provided solutions for some of the most respected organizations including BayCare Health System, HOK, Stantec, HGA, Gresham Smith & Partners, Array Architects, and Skanska. Drew has also been an active member and partner with numerous chapters of both the Associated General Contractors, Associated Builders and Contractors, American Society for Healthcare Engineering, and the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association. He has been a presenter and sponsor at the ABC National Convention.

A 1983 graduate of Boston University, Drew also completed executive development programs at both the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Drew is a committed youth mentor, and enjoys competing as a Crossfit masters athlete. He resides in Vero Beach, Florida with his wife Lynn of 25 years. They have two children, Andrew, 24 and Katie, 21.

Will Kearney

Will Kearney is an Associate with Healthcare Design & Construction Practice at Sanford Rose Associates. He leads the candidate and network development processes within the firm.

Will develops relationships with intern through principal level healthcare architects, engineers, contractors, owner representatives as well as hospital facility professionals throughout North America. Prior to joining Sanford Rose Associates, Kearney was a top performing Recruiter for Workforce Solutions in Vero Beach, and was part of the talent acquisition group for the Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach.

Kearney earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources and Marketing from Florida State University in 2010. He is a board member of the Treasure Coast Human Resources Association and member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

As a young professional, Will enjoys meeting new people and sharing ideas and experiences. He has spent the majority of his life in Florida and enjoys water sports, fitness, and spending time with his Golden Retriever Moose.

Mike Brown

Mike Brown is an Associate with Sanford Rose Associates and assists with candidate and network development with firm. Mike also works closely with the Hospital Building Dashboard publication. HBD is published monthly by the Healthcare Design & Construction Practice at Sanford Rose Associates and is available online in a searchable and exportable database at

Mike services a wide array of healthcare suppliers, manufacturers and others that focus on the U.S. healthcare building market. Some of his clients include Nora Flooring, Krug, InPro Corporation, Herman Miller & Innerface Sign.

Prior to joining Sanford Rose Associates, Mike spent six successful years in the health & wellness industry where he first started in personal training then most recently in sales and marketing leadership role.

Mike is a Vero Beach FL native with a strong passion for travel and seeing out new experiences. For many years Mike competed as an amateur boxer in the light heavy weight division. Mike continues to live an active lifestyle that includes scuba diving, weight lifting, and doing projects around his home. He enjoys meeting new people and creating memories with his family and friends.