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 and trust amongst your team.

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

Denise Boudreau is founder of Drive, a culture consultancy firm that optimizes recruitment and retention, exclusively for healthcare and senior living organizations. She has over 20 years of experience working in acute care and aging services where, as a dietary aide, CNA and Administrator, she experienced many healthy and unhealthy cultures. Denise became nicknamed “The…

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Culture Consultant & EQ Coach

Veronica Barber, EdD

Veronica A. Barber, EdD is a Culture Consultant and EQ Coach with Drive. Veronica’s executive consulting and coaching practice began in 2013 and she has since then helped numerous leaders and organizations to improve their performance, with guided transformative approaches. Veronica’s most recent organizational role was as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for…

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Culture Consultant, Coach & Thought Leader

Christopher Ridenhour, GFN

Workforce Development and Solutions has proven the perfect avocation for Christopher given his love for education and coaching. He devoted the first decade of his career supporting the culture goals of major organizations across a variety of industries including Fortune 500 Companies, Social Welfare Organizations, Healthcare Systems, City & State Governments, Youth Organizations, Colleges/Universities, and…

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OPERATIONS MANAGER

Vanessa Brookes, MPA

As the Operations Manager, Vanessa oversees the operational vision of Drive as well as supports its strategic initiatives. This includes finance, sales, customer service and all of Drive’s other operational programs and endeavors. In addition, Vanessa works with the Drive team to refine internal processes to maximize efficiency and impact, as well as support program implementations with new…

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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 and client visits, and serves as a liaison between the Drive team and our…

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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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CULTURE CONSULTANT

Allyn Chambliss

Allyn Chambliss is a Culture Consultant with Drive. Allyn’s passion for improving organizational culture was fueled by more than 15 years working at various management levels in retail and retail banking. She witnessed the dissatisfaction and high turnover rates that were the norm in heavily numbers-driven organizations and knew there must be a better, more…

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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say about Drive:

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Resources and tools for strengthening your culture.

How these three words interplay is quite interesting and could turn out to be your biggest ROI yet. If an employee identifies with a low sense of self they will feel worthless and replaceable to their employer. As such, these folks are more likely to quit, more likely to be disengaged, and stand no chance…

I recently learned this fact and I have to say, it’s pretty stunning. Those who voluntarily left their jobs during the Great Resignation of 2021 were ten times more likely to have done so because of a toxic workplace culture than because of compensation. Leaders often focus on pay as the most important issue for their…

It’s gotten so bad, we’ve gotten used to it. The staffing crisis that’s gripped the nation. Favorite places are shuttered. Hours adjusted. Take-out only. Delivery delayed. Events canceled. I find it really sad when we get used to things like that.  Think of all the ways you’ve gotten used to being in staffing hell.  The…

OUR MISSION

By igniting hope, we drive purpose and passion into Healthcare and Senior Living organizations.

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Sites that have improved their culture by working with us.

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

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

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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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