Mr. Blake is President & CEO of the Blake Willson Group, LLC (BWG), a licensed CPA firm dedicated to serving clients in the federal government. As the founder of BWG, he envisioned a firm committed to helping federal agencies address audit and financial management related challenge while also supporting the mission first. With the ultimate goal of enabling cost savings, strengthening controls and reliability, and ensuring stewardship over tax payer dollars – allowing the government to always place the mission first.
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. After nearly a decade 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. Mr. Blake has also been honored with a 40 under 40 leadership award in the Greater Washington area and led the firm in recognition by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce as a top emerging veteran-owned business.