VP of Development
Kamico Drakes, serves as VP of Development at Collins Avenue, where she is responsible for assisting Collins Avenue produce and develop captivating talent, extraordinary stories and undiscovered worlds. During her tenure at Collins Ave, she has been apart of the development of “Fly Girls (CW)”, “Outrageous Kids Parties (TLC)”, ”American Stuffers (ANIMAL PLANET)”, “American Colony: Meet the Hutterites (NAT GEO)”; Lifetime’s juggernaut "Dance Moms", "Dance Moms Miami", and "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition"; "The Drama Queen (E!)", “Dance Showdown (YOUTUBE)", “Sisters In Law (WE)"; as well as multiple pilots and presentations for several major cable networks. Her passion for all things digital has lead her to champion and head CAE’s foray into original programming in the digital space. Additionally she has taken on the responsibility for CAE content and general web presence on several social and digital platforms.
Prior to joining Collins Avenue, she worked in production on TV shows "Bridezillas (WE)" and "You're The One that I Want (NBC)." While a project coordinator at the mobile marketing company MindMatics, she worked on call-TV shows "Take the Cake (BET)," and "Deal or No Deal (NBC)." She has also worked on several music videos and commercials with the likes of Ashlee Simpson, Raheem Davaughn, and John Legend while at Anonymous Content. Kamico is a Los Angeles transplant by way of NYC, and joined Jeff Collins and the Collins Avenue team in 2008. She is a graduate of Howard University with a degree in Radio, TV and Film.