Leadership

    Derek Drake  Chief Executive Officer  Derek has been leading fast growth marketing services firms for the past 20 years. His experience includes retail and merchandise promotions, interactive technology, media relations and experiential marketing for many of the world’s leading brands. Derek is a principal owner and serves on the company’s board.

 

Derek Drake

Chief Executive Officer

Derek has been leading fast growth marketing services firms for the past 20 years. His experience includes retail and merchandise promotions, interactive technology, media relations and experiential marketing for many of the world’s leading brands. Derek is a principal owner and serves on the company’s board.

   Josh Barrow  Chief Operating Officer  Josh leads DriveShop’s end-to-end operations from strategy to execution. He is a strong believer that taking care of people first will lead to improved quality and ultimately business value. Prior to joining DriveShop, Josh was a consultant and executive in the telecommunications industry. He was also an active duty military officer and still serves in the National Guard. Josh holds a BA from the University of Toledo, MBA from Florida State, and PhD from Capella University. When not delivering results for the business, Josh can be seen coaching his kids and pursuing his own athletic feats.



Josh Barrow

Chief Operating Officer

Josh leads DriveShop’s end-to-end operations from strategy to execution. He is a strong believer that taking care of people first will lead to improved quality and ultimately business value. Prior to joining DriveShop, Josh was a consultant and executive in the telecommunications industry. He was also an active duty military officer and still serves in the National Guard. Josh holds a BA from the University of Toledo, MBA from Florida State, and PhD from Capella University. When not delivering results for the business, Josh can be seen coaching his kids and pursuing his own athletic feats.

    todd liedeke  executive vice president  Prior to joining the company, Todd supported one of the world’s largest automakers in managing some of the longest running sports sponsorship activities, promotions and campaigns in the industry. His expertise helps us produce truly integrated campaigns that stretch from brand leadership to dealership showroom.

 

todd liedeke

executive vice president

Prior to joining the company, Todd supported one of the world’s largest automakers in managing some of the longest running sports sponsorship activities, promotions and campaigns in the industry. His expertise helps us produce truly integrated campaigns that stretch from brand leadership to dealership showroom.

    ernie silva  Vice President of field operations  For the past decade Ernie has been building and leading experiential marketing teams representing many of the world’s leading brands. His experience running more than 25,000 live sponsorship and event activations provides us with a relentless focus on guest enjoyment that translates into measurable results.

 

ernie silva

Vice President of field operations

For the past decade Ernie has been building and leading experiential marketing teams representing many of the world’s leading brands. His experience running more than 25,000 live sponsorship and event activations provides us with a relentless focus on guest enjoyment that translates into measurable results.