Blake began his career with The Parkside Group in 2003, immediately immersing himself in the operations at its portfolio company, MacGregor Golf.
He has a wide-range of experience, and has contributed at the operating level in functional areas such as financial modeling/analysis, marketing, and R&D. Blake’s responsibilities at Parkside include investment research, due diligence, and financial analysis.
A graduate of UC San Diego, Blake enjoyed success as captain of the golf team, leading UCSD to the divisional playoffs in his senior year. He still enjoys an occasional day on the course, and continues to play to a scratch handicap.
Blake holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and was on the Provost’s Honors list throughout his 4 years at UCSD. Other than his time in La Jolla, he has resided in the San Francisco Bay Area his entire life.
Blake volunteers for Real Options for City Kids (ROCK), spending time teaching and mentoring kids from Visitacion Valley in SF. He currently resides in downtown San Francisco, and enjoys finance, sports, and working with kids.