Michael Drake is the director of corporate relations for the University of Michigan's College of Engineering
. He joined the College in December of 2002, after working with Aon Corporation, where, in the course of four years, he held various positions including analytical, web development, and procurement management roles.
Prior to Aon, Drake served as a U.S. Peace Corps
volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, one of the former Soviet Central Asian Republics. As a Small Enterprise Development volunteer, he worked to enhance local tourism development, along with establishing a revolving credit program for farmers. He has a B.S. from Cornell University in Business Management and Marketing. Photo
Michael Drake at Maya Lin's Wave Field by Doug Coombe