Deborah Drake

Vice President and Chief People Officer

Deborah Drake headshot

In her role as Vice President and Chief People Officer, Ms. Drake leads the Noblis human resources and organizational development organizations which includes responsibility for talent recruitment, the total rewards system, professional and organizational development, and employee engagement.

Ms. Drake is a trusted advisor and strategic leader with significant experience in the government contracting industry and more than 20 years of experience in innovative approaches in all areas of human resources including recruitment, training, compensation and recognition, employee relations, benefits, communications, organizational development, international deployment, affirmative action/compliance, policies and procedures, acquisition/diversification and HRIS/analytics.

Prior to Noblis, Ms. Drake was the vice president for human resources and talent acquisition at ManTech, senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Sotera Defense Solutions, and vice president/human resources business services director at Leidos.

Ms. Drake earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mary Baldwin College and a master’s degree in administration/human resource management from Marymount University. She is a SHRM, senior certified professional.