Meet the Drake & Company Team!

Kelly Star-King

Kelly Star-King - CEO

What’s your favorite part about your job at Drake?
launching my kayak up in Boulder Junction and fishing while paddling down the river.

What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekend and with who?
that the ripple effect of our efforts go well beyond our candidate to their families, not to mention our client, and helping strengthen our local economy.

What’s your favorite color and why?
Seasonal Superfood Salad topped with Grilled Walleye at The Weary Traveler on Willy Street.

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Makes me Unique Late one night around 1983, I played catch with Goose Gossage (NY Yankee pitcher) in the Pfister parking ramp.
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Most Useless Talent Successfully playing catch with a NY Yankee.
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Favorite Book Under One Roof by Eunice Gray, and almost anything by Dean Koontz.
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Famous Person I've Met Ernest Borgnine, Eileen Brennan, Jamie Kennedy, Judy Greer, and of course my younger brother’s locker partner, Chris Farley.
Favorite Place The Road to Hana (and beyond) on Maui, HI
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Who/What Inspires Me Overcoming failure in his life's desire to create pure fun and unbelievable magic, the persistent and admirable Mr. Walt Disney.

Shane Grady - Account Manager

What’s your favorite part about your job at Drake?
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What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekend and with who?
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What’s your favorite color and why?
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Favorite Concert Foo Fighters
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Favorite Book The Catcher in the Rye
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Favorite Place Outer Banks, NC
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Favorite Binge Show Longmire

Chrysta Osborn -

My favorite Wisconsin vacation is…
A trip to WI Dells

One thing I love about our industry is that…
I get to help people find their dream job and become self-sufficient financially.

My go-to local restaurant experience is…
The Cider Farm on Watts Road.

Meena Ganesan -

My favorite Wisconsin vacation is…
Door County!

One thing I love about our industry is that…
Connecting the right people to the right job!

My go-to local restaurant experience is…
Eno Vino!

Jacob Burns

My favorite Wisconsin vacation is…
Camping and fishing up north!

One thing I love about our industry is that…
The opportunity to work with other local businesses in the Madison area.

My go-to local restaurant experience is…
Spending time with my family at Himal Chuli on State Street! It reminds us of our time spent living in Nepal.

Lucy Edison - Recruiter

My favorite Wisconsin vacation is…
I’m not originally from WI, so exploring anyplace new is an adventure.

One thing I love about our industry is that…
I am able to help people in their job search.

My go-to local restaurant experience is…
The Great Dane Pub.

Rebecca Davis -

My favorite Wisconsin vacation is…
I’m not originally from WI, so exploring anyplace new is an adventure.

One thing I love about our industry is that…
I am able to help people in their job search.

My go-to local restaurant experience is…
The Great Dane Pub.

Riley Schartner - Accountant

My favorite Wisconsin vacation is…
a Brewer game.

One thing I love about our industry is that…
you get to meet all kinds of different people.

My go-to local restaurant experience is…
Thirsty Goat.