Case Studies

Merchant Link -- Merchant Link is a provider of systems and products that allow merchants and retailers to process credit card payments confidently and securely. Working with the company's other communications partners, Steven Drake Associates, LLC, has led and implemented a thought leadership program which has put Merchant Link, its messages and its executives front and center in the electronics payment sector.

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) -- Steven Drake Associates, LLC has supported the publisher of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) with a series of speechwriting and corporate collateral projects which have underscored GMAC's commitment to the success and growth of graduate management education programs worldwide, particularly in China.

Education Industry Association (EIA) -- This trade association of for-profit providers of educational products and services has had tremendous influence on the passage and policies of the landmark "No Child Left Behind" legislation of 2002. Steven Drake Associates, LLC has been instrumental in helping EIA and its members achieve nationwide visibility for the issues and positions important to them, and to winning a significant American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) award for an ethics program related to a "No Child Left Behind" tutoring program.

Laureate Education -- Steven Drake Associates, LLC led the development and launch of Laureate's new name (it was formerly Sylvan Learning Systems), to reflect the company's entry into the higher education sector. The result: tremendous student, revenue and stock price growth.

News & Notes

Steve Drake Launches RFP Associates
Wed, Nov 9, 2011

Steve Drake has launched a second consulting business, RFP Associates , which will help businesses, associations and government agencies...


Steven Drake Associates Leads 2010 China Business & Trade Mission
Wed, Sep 15, 2010

Steve Drake, in his role as chairman of the Maryland-China Business Council, just returned from leading a 28-member delegation on a two-week, four-city business tour of China.  The...