About Melissa Drake
With 25 years of hardcore corporate experience in the insurance industry, Melissa is a consistent force, who rapidly climbed the ranks to positions of leadership. With a core focus centered around marketing, business analysis, and team development, Melissa prefers the “carrot over the stick,” honing in on intrinsic success motivation, believing each contributor has something of value to move results forward.
Melissa’s corporate expertise is coupled with more than 10 years of entrepreneurship and multiple successful business endeavors. As an entrepreneur, Melissa is fearless in collaboration and employs her preferred methods of connection—love and compassion—to see the big picture, connect the dots, and bring a vision to reality.
Melissa is a certified life coach who prefers a hug to a handshake and has been known to dance with clients—while letting integrity lead. Her authenticity, approach, experience, and passion has been instrumental in the development of an extensive and loyal network of friends and co-creators who call her a friend.
At her core, Melissa desires each person she connects with to achieve the results they desire. And this is what makes her unique. She’s armed with knowledge, resources, experience, solutions, passion, and inspiration to not only dream big, but make dreams come true.
Collaborative Abundant Futures
Melissa is a firm believer that collaboration makes the world spin and is willing to go out of her way to help others form collectively beneficial relationships.
She thrives while making connections that wouldn’t otherwise happen and actively looks for ways to create collaboration in every way possible.
Melissa knows there’s enough business for everyone and looks to help others build and experience Collaborative Abundant Futures.
Melissa is an accomplished professional with a hippie soul. Her confidence is rooted in her polished professional track record, but her demeanor reflects her personal experiences. She’s not afraid to share those experiences in a vulnerable way to help and empower others.
Melissa doesn’t expect others to shed their personal essence and conform to their environment. She practices what she preaches and her presence is an example of this. She consistently shows up in an authentic way that reflects her true self–imperfections, tattoos, and all.