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Ms. Deirdre C. Drake

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Senior Vice President - Chief Hum...

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U.S. Cellular Corporation
8410 W Bryn Mawr Ave Ste 700
Chicago, Illinois 60631
United States

Company Description: United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular) provides wireless service to approximately 6.1 million customers in five geographic market areas in 26 states as...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • master's degree , business administration
    St. Joseph's University
  • bachelor's degree , human resources
    Central Michigan University
  • MBA
    St. Joseph's University
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U.S. Cellular Corporation | About Us | Leadership | U.S. Cellular
www.uscellular.com, 29 May 2014 [cached]
Deirdre C. Drake Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer
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Deirdre C. Drake Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer
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Deirdre C. Drake As senior vice president - chief human resources officer, Deirdre leads the human resources organization and is responsible for enabling business driven human resources strategies that ensure all of our leaders and associates are aligned with the company's culture, values and behaviors. She will collaborate with various teams to ensure there is appropriate support for the organization's vision of providing the world's best wireless experience for customers.
Deirdre began her career in human resources in 1989 with Marathon Oil Company. She has also held increasingly senior leadership positions in human resources with Kraft Foods, ARAMARK Corporation and Harris Bank. Prior to joining U.S. Cellular in April 2014, Deirdre was managing director and chief human resources officer for Bank of Montreal Capital Markets.
Deirdre earned a bachelor's degree in human resources from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich., and a master's degree in business administration from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. She is a lifetime member of the National Black MBA Association and was named the 2010 Chicago Association of Minority Recruiters Executive of the Year.
Deirdre Drake Joins ...
www.uscellular.com, 15 April 2014 [cached]
Deirdre Drake Joins U.S. Cellular Executive Team as Chief Human Resources Officer
CHICAGO (Apr. 15, 2014) - United States Cellular Corporation [NYSE: USM] announced that Deirdre Drake has joined the company as Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer, effective today. Drake will lead the human resources organization and champion the company culture to drive growth.
Drake's extensive human resources leadership experience includes successive positions with Bank of Montreal Financial Group, most recently as Managing Director and Chief Human Resources Officer, BMO Capital Markets. Prior to joining Bank of Montreal, she was Senior Vice President - Human Resources for ARAMARK Corporation.
"Deirdre brings a passion for inspiring people and a commitment to shaping and evolving company culture to drive growth," said Kenneth R. Meyers, U.S. Cellular President and CEO.
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Drake holds a bachelor's degree in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and an MBA from St. Joseph's University.
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Deirdre Drake
Senior Vice President, Human Resources Harris Bank
Deirdre is responsible for creating business strategies and operational priorities that focus on people and a higher performing culture. Deirdre builds and drives human resource strategic plans, measures and metrics for Harris Community Banking, and is instrumental in the planning and development of annual goals and objectives for the division. With respect to our U.S. growth plans, Deirdre is accountable for the development of human resource strategies to support mergers and acquisitions. A native of Michigan, Drake was appointed to the role in January 2006.
Deirdre brings over 19 years of experience and leadership in Human Resources from Marathon Oil, Kraft Foods, MCI Telecommunications, and ARAMARK Corporation. Deirdre serves on the board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and Career Transitions Center.
Out On Bay Street » 2013 Award Recipients
outonbayst.org, 5 Aug 2014 [cached]
Deirdre C. Drake
Deirdre Drake is Managing Director and Chief HR Officer of BMO Capital Markets
In this role, Deirdre is responsible for the creation of human capital strategies and operational priorities for the Capital Markets business. Deirdre drives HR strategic planning and metrics for all components of the Investment and Corporate Banking and Trading Products platforms. A native of Michigan, Deirdre was appointed to the role in May 2012.
Deirdre joined BMO in 2006 as the Senior Vice-President of Human Resources and Head of Human Resources, US. In that role, Deirdre had HR governance oversight for US operations as well as responsibility for the creation of human capital strategy for in-country mergers and acquisitions.
Deirdre brings over 24 years of experience and leadership in Human Resources from Fortune 500 organizations. Deirdre holds a Master's of Business Administration from St. Joseph's University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.
In addition to her involvement with the LGBT community, Deirdre has served on the Board of the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago and was Co-Chair of their 2012 Heroes Breakfast. She is a recipient of the Corporate Woman of Achievement Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Chicago Chapter, the largest in the nation.
Deirdre Drake, Senior Vice ...
www.hrmac.org, 29 June 2011 [cached]
Deirdre Drake, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Harris, N.A. was elected chairperson of the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) for the 2011-2012 association year, effective July 1, 2011.
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