Leadership

Robert J. Blake

Robert J. Blake

President & CEO

Mr. Blake is President & CEO of the Blake Willson Group, LLC (BWG), a consulting firm dedicated to serving clients in the federal government. As the founder of BWG, he envisioned a consulting firm committed to helping federal agencies address audit accounting, and financial management related challenges; with the ultimate goal of enabling cost savings, strengthening controls and reliability, and providing financial information assurance.

Mr. Blake started his leadership endeavors as a Scout Team Leader for the United States Army where he led counter-insurgency efforts during deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (VI and VII). After nearly 7 years in the military, he was honorably discharged as a service disabled combat veteran.

Mr. Blake graduated at the top of his class from University of Maryland’s R.H. Smith School of Business, where he obtained a degree in Accounting. He is now a highly rated Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Maryland and Virginia, with previous experience in two of the Big 4 accounting firm’s audit and advisory practices.

Andrew H. Griffin

Andrew H. Griffin

Vice President

Mr. Griffin is Vice President of BWG, responsible for managing business development and human resource objectives. Mr. Griffin’s leadership experience was gained during his time at multiple Fortune 500 companies as well as East Carolina University (ECU). In February 2015, Mr. Griffin was awarded one of the University’s inaugural 40 under 40 leadership awards, recognizing emerging business leaders committed to positively impacting their local communities. Mr. Griffin holds a BSBA in Finance from ECU as well as the Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) and Certified Professional Property Specialist (CPPS) designations. Mr. Griffin is deeply involved with the American Heart Association mission.”