Blake has built a life and a business in Macon for almost twenty years. He positively impacts our community through his work with “The Leader in Me” leadership process, as well as serving on several non-profit boards including the board of the Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia. Blake raised 2 million dollars to implement “The Leader in Me” in every Bibb County public school to help students learn the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Once fully implemented in 2020 Macon-Bibb will be the first school district in Georgia and only one of five in the United States.
Blake is an experienced business owner. He is instrumental in 4 successful businesses that range from forestry to real estate and investments. Blake’s recent awards and accomplishments include Volunteer of the Year (Keep Macon Beautiful, 2018), Citizen of the Year (Macon/Bibb County Chamber of Commerce, 2017) and the Superintendent’s VIP Award (Bibb County School District, 2017).
Blake has been married to Isabelle, his wife, for 38 years. They are the proud parents of two adult children. Blake and Isabelle attend Vineville Methodist Church. Blake enjoys community volunteering, golf and bible study. He is passionate about empowering students to become leaders today to improve our school system. Blake knows that a high quality educational system will lead Macon to a “new” and successful beginning.