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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.

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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 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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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 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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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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TESTIMONIALS

What our clients say about Drive:

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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.

Blog

Resources and tools for strengthening your culture.

Ghosting is a big problem right now in the senior living job interview scene. The definition is simply not showing up for an interview (or even a shift)! Can you imagine not showing up for something as important as a potential career opportunity?! Unfortunately, it is a sign of the times and very rude, I…

I promised in my last blog that I would share a longer term solution to work on your recruitment challenges. (If you are always going for the quick win, you will never create a major shift, which means you’ll always have a problem.) Consider your employee brand.  Just like you have a marketing brand identity…

Remember the days when you used to complain about not being able to find the right candidates for your open positions? Those were the good ole days.  There were actually people applying… right or not!  While you have been tirelessly trying to staff and figure out where all the bonus, overtime, and agency money is…

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