Our Story

Cardinal Eye Drones LLC was founded in Findlay, Ohio by Derek Brauneller in April of 2019. With experience in photography, marketing and engineering, Derek set out to serve Northwest Ohio area companies by providing custom media solutions designed to drive sales and further their brand recognition.  Rest assured, your photographer is an FAA 14 CFR Part 107 Certified Drone Pilot. When Derek is not flying drones, he enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter and working around the house. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt through the American Society of Quality and a hobbyist triathlete.

With emphasis on safety, professionalism and quality, Cardinal Eye Drone's goal is to present the client with a fresh perspective than traditional ground photos and videos. In addition, we also carry liability insurance covering persons and property up to $1 million, assuring you and your neighbors are always protected while we are flying.