James-Drake

Jim Drake, President of McKinley Insurance Services , has 45 years’ experience in the insurance industry working in risk management positions with high profile companies such as Metropolitan Life, PepsiCo, Price Communications and E.G. Bowman, Inc, a national insurance brokerage firm. Jim joined McKinley Insurance Services in July 1991 as Vice President.  Jim Drake, is responsible for all property and casualty functions including hiring and training of sales and support staff. He also develops new business opportunities for McKinley Insurance Services and ensures that corporate policies and procedures are up to date with respect to changing federal, state, and industry regulations and protocols.

Jim Drake, recognizes that education is one of the keys to success and  has:

  • Contributed articles to the insurance-related publication Rough Notes
  • His business affiliations include serving on the Board of Directors of MetroBroward Economic Development Corp. and the City of Ft. Lauderdale Insurance Advisory Board
  • Served over the years as a certified insurance instructor in various continuing education programs
  • Distinct honor of serving as the Community Presenter for the Turner School of Construction Management

Jim Drake, holds the designations of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Associate in Risk Management. His business affiliations include membership in the National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors and the Fort Lauderdale Insurance Advisory Board.

Jim Drake, is a native New Yorker who received his B.A. in Economics from City College and his Masters of Business Administration from Baruch College. He is married and is the father of two children.

To learn more about Jim Drake call 954-938-2685.