About the CEO
Starvel Drake does more than event planning—she creates memorable moments through partying with a purpose. Whether she’s convincing top-level executives to perform karaoke or planning your annual conference, she’s cognizant to add a service component. From donating restaurant gift cards to honor roll students to collecting canned goods for a food pantry, Starvel makes sure that your event not only leaves a lasting impression on your guests—but the community in and around it.
With a professional background in business and information technology, Starvel obtained extensive training in effective communication, organizational strategies, and project management, which are all vital for the successful implementation of any event. Holding an Event Management Certificate from George Washington University, her experience in working with non-profits, corporations and government agencies makes her a highly experienced specialist in the industry for both public and private sectors. After successfully planning and implementing numerous events that hosted U.S. elected officials, celebrities and foreign dignitaries, Starvel knows firsthand that excellence isn’t an option—it’s a must.
As a french fries fanatic, lover of sleepovers and s’mores, and natural bath and body product connoisseur, she’s sure to give your event just the right amount of creative flair. As a foodie who loves to try new restaurants and exquisite dishes, Starvel is not scared to take calculated risks. As a certified travel agent, not only will she travel to ride the world’s tallest rollercoasters—but she’ll travel near and far to make your next event memorable.