Co-Chief Executive Officer, Permit Capital Advisors
Mimi Drake serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Permit Capital Advisors, LLC. She is responsible for the business functions of the firm, and she contributes to the sourcing and evaluation of investment opportunities.
For six years prior to joining Permit Capital Advisors, LLC, Mimi served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Defiance Asset Management, LLC. Earlier in her career, she spent five years at Miller Anderson & Sherrerd/ Morgan Stanley Institutional Asset Management, where she worked on both the marketing/client service and portfolio management sides of the business.
Mimi received her M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and her B.A. in Economics from Trinity College (cum laude) in 1990. She attended Harvard University’s Radcliffe Publishing Course in 1990 and spent three years in magazine publishing prior to Wharton. Mimi serves on the Board of Trustees at The Shipley School and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, the Corporate Boards of Hudson Global, Inc. (HSON), Verus LLC and the Advisory Board of Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty. She is also a Chairman Emerita of the Board of Directors of the 100 Women in Finance Association and Foundation (a global organization with over 20,000 members). Mimi also serves as a panelist for Wharton’s Advanced Management Program’s Social Entrepreneurship Class.