Kevin Drost

Chief Financial Officer (he/him/his)


Kevin is the Chief Financial Officer of New Era ADR. His passion is combining strategic finance, deep customer insights, and a product obsession to build incredible businesses. 

Before joining New Era, Kevin served as CFO and Head of Strategy at, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Etsy—the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. Kevin was responsible for driving overall finance, planning, and strategic growth initiatives.  Kevin was also responsible for Reverb’s international business, launching the marketplace in Canada, Europe, Australia, and Japan. In 2019, Kevin helped lead the acquisition of Reverb by Etsy. 

Prior to Reverb, Kevin spent several years in management consulting, both at Prophet Brand Strategy, a growth, marketing and innovation consulting firm, and in IBM’s Growth and Innovation Strategy Consulting Practice. 

Before entering consulting, Kevin served as President of Zealous Records, LLC, a music company that he founded. Kevin oversaw all elements of operations, marketing, strategy and finance leading to an eventual partnership with the largest entertainment company in the world. He began his career at Sony Music Entertainment in London and New York City. 

Kevin holds an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class.


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