Andrew W. (Drew) Ottaway joined Flagstar in December 2015 as executive vice president and managing director of Lending. In January 2017, he was named president of the Michigan market, and in July 2018, president of Banking. In this capacity, he is responsible for all banking channels, products and services across Flagstar’s markets, including consumer and commercial lending, as well as the bank’s retail platform and branches. 


Ottaway brings over 30 years of banking experience, primarily in commercial lending and credit administration. He held several leadership roles at Comerica Bank, where prior to joining Flagstar he served as senior vice president and chief credit officer for Wealth Management and the Retail Bank. He began his career at the National Bank of Detroit, now Chase Bank.


He serves on the boards of the Michigan Bankers Association, New Detroit, Inc., and Forgotten Harvest. He is also engaged in the Economic Development Leadership Council of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce. 


His past involvement includes serving as a board member and volunteer with organizations such as Boys Hope Girls Hope, Paint the Town, and Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan. Professional affiliations have included the Risk Management Association, Turnaround Management Association, and the ESOP Association.