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.


Sites that have improved their culture by working with us.


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


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


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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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.


Nothing is possible without our amazing team


Denise Boudreau

Denise Boudreau has over 20 years of in-the-trenches experience working in acute care, senior living, and long-term care. During this time, she worked as part of 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….

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Culture Consultant & EQ Coach

Veronica Barber, EdD

Veronica A. Barber, EdD is a Culture Consultant and EQ Coach with Drive. In addition to having worked in the healthcare and aging serves fields for more than 30 years, she functioned at an executive level, in both human resources and operational roles for more than half of those years. Veronica’s executive consulting and coaching…

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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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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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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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Speak one-on-one with an organizational culture consultant

During your free discovery call, our consultant will evaluate your organization’s culture issues. From there, they will put together a plan of action tailored to your organization’s unique requirements.


Resources and tools for strengthening your culture.

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