Blake’s commitment to helping his clients achieve their goals is mirrored by his belief in Renaissance Financial’s unique and supportive structure. His focus is on building and earning his clients’ trust, as much as he trusts the firm behind him. He enjoys working with a wide range of people, whether they are individuals just starting out, business owners, or those preparing for retirement. With his Series 7 and Series 66 registrations, and his Life, Accident, and Health Insurance licenses, Blake is able to offer multiple solutions to the client’s needs and to collaborate with them in determining their financial strategy.
In his previous role as a sales assistant at Time Management Systems, Blake was responsible for growing the business through initiating contact and developing relationships with companies ranging in size from 10 to 1,000 employees. Prior to that, he worked as a branch sales intern at TD Ameritrade where he tracked stock trends and provided analysis of investment reports.
Blake graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a master’s degree in business administration, finance management, and investments, and a minor in political science. In addition to being named on the Dean’s List and being a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Club, he started a small popcorn business with his roommate that lasted two years. He also used his social media skills to help a local real estate company launch its online marketing program via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Originally from Sioux City, Iowa, Blake has volunteered at Ronald McDonald House and as a 7th-grade basketball coach and schedule coordinator at Northside Basketball league. He served as a basketball manager for the University of Iowa’s Men’s Basketball team. He enjoys playing golf and tennis and is an avid traveler, having stayed the night in over 25 states and 4 countries.
Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative, Securian Financial Services, Inc.