"Michelle lives in a world of possibilities and works to weave reality into the vision until the vision is the reality. Then it is time to dream a new vision. She is a futurist, a believer in the potential of people and their ideas."
-- Jerry Moran, Mohegan Sun Resort Casino
Michelle Yozzo Drake has over twenty years of experience in the field of strategic communication as an internationally known professional speaker and executive coach. As CEO Cove Communication - Drake provides highly acclaimed presentations, products and services designed to empower audiences and professionals with the tools and tactics to employ the strategic communication skills guaranteed to boost performance and profit in these areas:
Drake has been a keynote speaker and coach at Fortune 100 companies including Pfizer and Siemens, General Electric - Electric Insurance, and Sun Life Financial. Her resume also includes presentations for universities and women's leadership organizations across the country, most notably the Eagleton Institute of Politics: Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers University.
Drake is a former radio talk-show host and the creator of the "Tips from Michelle" business advice and career advancement podcast on iTunes. Each audio podcast episode features her valuable tips and tools for career success as well as the insights she has culled from interviewing business luminaries from around the world, including Andy Boynton, Kim Kiyosaki, Sean Yazbeck and Tory Johnson. Drake is no stranger to the other side of the microphone: she has appeared as a guest expert on hundreds of radio shows - including In the Morning with Bonnie Grice, VentureTalk Radio, Women Aloud, and Vital Women - and on television shows such as WHDH Channel 7 Nightly New (an NBC affiliate in Boston) and Hallmark Channel's New Morning show.