Lead, Government Marketing
Carrie Drake champions the best for people. She relentlessly drives to connect communities from inspiring women to have louder voices to linking technologies and missions, shaping the best outcomes based on collective goals. She has driven grass roots initiatives to formal organization constructs in the geospatial technology and intelligence community industries.
Originally from a small town in central Kentucky, Carrie graduated from the University of Kentucky. In 2004 she began working for her first nonprofit organization as membership coordinator. In her more than 10 year career as an association professional, she gained experience in membership services, event coordination, volunteer management & engagement, program development, communications, and outreach.
In her current role, Carrie leads the Government Marketing team for Maxar Technologies.
Passionate about the value of networking to build a community, Carrie has served in leadership roles for several volunteer organizations, including as a board member and co-chair of the Next Gen Council for the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, founding member of the grassroots group, the Amazing Women of the IC (AWIC), and President of Women in Technology (WIT).