J. Marie Drake
Marie Drake is a National Sales Agent for North American Advantage Insurance Services in the retail division, guiding and advising clients with their personal insurance needs. Bringing more than 15 years of sales and customer service experience in the insurance and retail industries to her position, she has achieved a successful track record built on needs analysis, problem solving and associate development.
Prior to joining NAAIS, Marie was an agent with Westwood Insurance, where she excelled at providing customers with the proper coverage for their financial needs and exceeding agency sales goals. Prior to that, she was with Bank of America for five years as the lead Insurance Services Trainer, where she created, developed and delivered sales, customer service and claims training to the insurance agents and leadership teams. She also served as a project manager and subject matter expert for systems and product development for QBE and Bank of America products. Marie began her career at GEICO, where she learned the foundations of underwriting, sales and customer service.
Born and raised in Texas, Marie is the mother of two teenagers and an ordained minister. She enjoys helping couples begin their lives together by performing wedding ceremonies and volunteers for Habitat for Humanity in her spare time. Marie is currently furthering her education at Grand Canyon University.