(BA, University of California, Irvine) is the Director of Business Operations at City Square Associates. Blake manages the company’s financial realm, from negotiating vendor contracts to processing payroll. With an emphasis on detail and affinity for analytics, Blake ensures that City Square remains in the best position to reach its short-term and long-term goals.
Prior to joining City Square Associates, Blake spent six years at a national mortgage headhunting firm in his native Orange County, California. Starting as a part-time employee performing primarily data entry, Blake ultimately became that company’s Client Relations Manager, a position that allowed him to hone his financial management skills.
During his time at UC Irvine, Blake focused his studies on American History and Global Cultures in an attempt to better understand the complex roles that traditions, history, and culture play in modern society. His paper on the economic and political history of Mumbai was a finalist for the university’s Best History Essay award.