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Andrew D. Freed '83, ‘17P

CEO, Micro-Coax (Retired)
B.S., Metallurgy and Materials Engineering


Andrew (Drew) served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Micro Coax, a Carlisle Interconnect Technologies Company. Micro Coax, based in Pottstown, PA, is a manufacturer of RF microwave transmission cables and connectors used in satellite and aerospace applications. Freed was appointed CEO in 2015 after serving on the Board of Directors since 2003.

He also served as Chairman and CEO of UTI Corporation, which operated 13 manufacturing facilities throughout North America and Europe. UTI Corporation, founded in 1940, provided medical device companies with a comprehensive outsourcing solution that includes designing, engineering and manufacturing of their specialized, high-precision medical devices.

Drew is an emeritus trustee of Ursinus College, located in Collegeville, PA. He is a past member of the board of trustees at the International House of Philadelphia, serving as vice-chair and at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia where he was the chair of the audit and compliance committee. He is a member of the Engineering Advisory Council at Lehigh University and is a past chapter chair of the Philadelphia chapter of the Young President's Organization.

He received his bachelor's degree in metallurgy and materials engineering from Lehigh University in 1983 and holds a master's degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Drew resides in Bluffton, SC with his wife, Sig, a son, Russell '17, and a daughter, Abby. His interests include golf, ice hockey and travelling.