Dre Hayes

NICKNAME:
Slim Diesel

I’M FROM:
Virginia Beach

WORK AFFILIATION:
The Foundation

DEFINING CAREER MOMENT:
When I realized, myself and my partners had built the best and most versatile brand development and brand management agency in the business.

I GOT MY START WHEN:
I started working in a sneaker store called Legends in Norfolk, Virginia at age 17.

CAREER ASPIRATIONS:
To do it like it has never been done before.

BEFORE IT’S ALL SAID AND DONE, I WANT MY LEGACY TO BE:
I want to be the guy that not only built a successful business, but did it the RIGHT way by really taking care of my people and not exploiting them. From health insurance, to 401K, to the general psychology of the work place, I want to be that dude. This is often overlooked when people build successful businesses.

“GO TO” MOVE ON THE BASKETBALL COURT:
Floater driving from the right side of the floor.

MY MOST MEMORABLE BASKETBALL MOMENT EVER WAS:
Too many to mention.

I FELL IN LOVE WITH BASKETBALL WHEN:
At age 11 playing on the court in my driveway.

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