The Hawke Team

Our Team

We are a team of operators, founders, and marketers who believe that every company, at its most fundamental level, is in the business of marketing.

Our Thesis

We co-invest $50,000-250,000 checks with other leads in Adtech, Martech, and eCommerce companies at the Pre-Seed and Seed Stages.

Drew Leahy

Drew is Managing Partner and co-founder of Hawke Ventures, an early stage consumer and B2B marketing technology fund. He is also the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Hawke Media. Prior to Hawke, Leahy was Chief Marketing Officer and co-founder of, a tech-forward men’s fashion e-retailer with over $2M+ in revenue. Drew was also Entrepreneur-in-Residence at memBrain in Los Angeles, making investments with tech and entertainment angel investors Ken Hertz and Liz Heller.

Erik Huberman

Erik is the founder and CEO of Hawke Media, the fastest growing marketing consultancy in the United States. Launched in 2014, Hawke Media has been valued at $75 million and has grown from seven to over 300 employees. The company has serviced over 1,500 brands of all sizes, ranging from startups like Tamara Mellon and Bottlekeeper to household names like Red Bull and Verizon Wireless, and continually takes home the industry’s most prestigious awards.

Tony Delmercado

Tony Delmercado is the Co-Founder of Hawke Media, Hawke Ventures, and Hawke Capital. Tony has earned recognition and praise in publications like Entrepreneur, Forbes, Business Insider, Inc. and more for his communication mastery and operational savvy. Tony has led operational overhauls, hundreds of millions of dollars in sales, profitable liquidity events for Founders, millions in fundraising, and cultural transformation at innovative companies through many leadership roles. Tony is a proven “zero to one” investor/operator that has an unmatched ability to turn ideas into profitable ventures.