At Drive we get excited about the results you get when you improve culture and leadership in your organization. We’ll help you improve employee retention rates, motivate staff, and inspire loyalty & trust amongst your team.

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Sites have improved their culture by working with us.

300%

Organizations with thriving cultures have 3 times the revenue growth compared to those with struggling cultures.

42%

Sites with the healthiest cultures have an average occupancy that is 42% higher than the least healthy sites, 95% occupancy compared to 66%.

59%

Culture drives engagement and organizations with the highest engagement have 59% lower turnover.
Drive empowers leadership teams to create cultures that employees love. We love to enter a toxic or inefficient work culture and transform it into one that creates tangible results.
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OUR VALUES

Inspire others to achieve the unimaginable through:

Deliberate Development

We care enough to collaborate with, and constantly develop, everyone we interact with because life is about learning.

Passion and Positivity

We illuminate the positive and make the mundane memorable because we all need more joy in our life.

Relentless Responsibility

We willingly face adversity and enthusiastically persevere because our work changes lives.

OUR TEAM

Nothing is possible without our amazing team

President

Denise Boudreau-Scott

Denise Boudreau-Scott has over 20 years of in-the-trenches experience working in acute care, senior living and long-term care. During this time, she worked inside many unmotivated teams and poor healthcare cultures. This ultimately fueled her desire to build better cultures in healthcare and senior living organizations by giving inspiring keynote presentations and speeches. Denise is…

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Engagement Consultant

Arleen Smith

Arleen Smith is a Leadership and Engagement Consultant with Drive. As a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience in the healthcare field, Arleen has served in various leadership positions within the pharmaceutical industry. She’s also served on leadership councils focused on inspiring others to achieve personal growth and develop their skills as leaders. Along…

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Culture Consultant & EQ Coach

Veronica Barber, LNHA, EdD

Veronica A. Barber is a Culture Consultant and EQ Coach with Drive. She has more than a decade of experience transforming organizational cultures, previously working as the Vice President/COO of a large healthcare system in New York. During her tenure she: created an organizational structure in the traditional nursing home in which elder-directed teams existed…

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Office Coordinator

Debra Nobile

Debra Nobile is our Office Coordinator and joined the Drive Team in July 2016. Debra is involved in general office organization and streamlining business operations. She is responsible for all back end office processes including billing clients, contract delivery, travel for conferences & client visits as well as a liaison between the Drive team and…

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Director of Marketing

Sheila O’Grady, R.D.

Sheila is a Registered Dietitian and has been with Drive since 2018 as the Director of Marketing. She enjoys writing the bimonthly blogs and all the ways Drive communicates with the incredible people of senior living and healthcare! She has her degree in nutrition and she loves to run and spend time in nature with…

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DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS

Vanessa Brookes, MPA

As the Director of Special Projects at Drive, Vanessa oversees program implementation milestones for new and existing clients. In addition, Vanessa works with the Drive team to refine internal processes to maximize efficiency and impact. When not working, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, photography, and travelling.

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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say about Drive:

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Resources and tools for strengthening your culture.

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I hear a lot of leaders talking about “turning the corner”. They want to go from the wildly busy, all-encompassing days of COVID back to “the basics”. It even applies to our life at home. I’m talking to you COVID 20 pounds!   If you are finding yourself wanting to get back to normal life, ask yourself…

I didn’t realize how badly I needed this. I had been desperate.  When my phone rang a few weeks ago and Barmi Akbar, CEO of Guardian Healthcare in Pennsylvania (Drive’s friends and longtime clients), asked me to come visit them, I nearly jumped out of my seat and screamed! Play it cool, Denise, play it…

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