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Brenda Drake

Senior PR Specialist

Brenda is a seasoned communications professional who is passionate about education and how it transforms lives. For more than 19 years, she helped educational institutions tell their stories to stakeholders in compelling ways. Brenda continually aims to assist organizations in making a significant impact. Her experience in education prepared her for balancing the many needs of mission-driven organizations.

Brenda holds a Master of Communication Management from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Communication Studies from the University of Lynchburg.

Brenda excels in strategic communications, crisis communications, media relations, and reputation management. Her clients include Virginia Community College System, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys, Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing, Ethero Truck + Energy.

Career sans advertising:

A librarian – I enjoy books, reading, and connecting people with helpful information.