Blake is a native of Benson, North Carolina and attended East Carolina University. He graduated with a BSBA concentrating in Accounting and holds a NC Certified Public Accountant license.
Currently, Blake serves as the Controller for Taft Family Ventures. A position he has held since joining the Taft family in October 2016.
Prior to his employment with the TFV, Blake worked in various accounting and finance roles where his responsibleities focused heavily on financial reporting, budgeting and auditing within large organizations.