Blake graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2014 with a major in Systems Engineering Management. Upon commissioning, he served as a Contracting Officer in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, MA. Following that assignment, Blake was assigned as a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Integrator with the Defense Contract Management Agency in Los Angeles, CA where he worked with defense contractors to ensure delivery of functional, affordable aircraft equipment. Blake will be beginning his post-military career at Harvard Business School with the Class of 2021. He plans to pursue a career in consulting.