Tori Draude, Founder and CEO

As the Founder and CEO of Varada Consulting, Tori brings over 21 years of Human Capital experience with a special emphasis in the areas of recruiting/staffing, employee engagement, and the employee experience. 

After leading numerous award-winning teams at various Fortune 500 companies during her career, Tori founded Varada Consulting with a desire to provide innovative and customizable solutions for businesses, allowing them to scale effortlessly by easily finding and retaining talent while still being cost conscious. Leveraging over 20 years of industry expertise, WOSB/SDB certifications, and our company’s Top Secret facility clearance, clients have the opportunity to lean on Varada Consulting as a true strategic partner. 

The uniqueness of her business comes from the core values and foundations on which her company was created: integrity, excellence, and freedom. Varada Consulting is a firm that focuses on loyal, enduring relationships with their clients; committed to seeking long-term success for the companies they serve and the employees they place!

Tori holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from James Madison University, and in addition to leading Varada Consulting, she is dedicated to her family and her community. Tori is an active member of her children’s school PTA, and recently helped establish a local non-profit, BRAWS: Bringing Resources to Aid Women's Shelters, where she has served as Vice Chair on the Executive Board for 3 years. She is also an avid yogi who practices daily, and in her spare time teaches yoga to Fairfax County Public School children through NOVA Kids In Motion.

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