Blake has worked in the international logistics field in the Twin Cities for over 20 years. Blake’s international freight forwarding career has always been based in the Minneapolis market, where he has worked for both independent and large multi-national companies. Over the course of his career, he has worked with thousands of companies helping them solve their logistical challenges. In 2014, Blake completed the Certified Supply Chain Manager course through ACIS. In 2016, he joined Professional Exports as the V P of Sales. He is actively involved in agent development for Professional Exports, and travels internationally to meet with Professional Exports’ agents from around the world.

Blake graduated with a BA in International Relations, with a focus on European Studies in from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. While completing his undergrad degree, Blake studied international business at the University of Vaxjo in Sweden. Upon graduating, he served as a volunteer at the Minnesota Trade Office.

Blake is a past board member of the Midwest Global Trade Association, and is active with the North Dakota Trade Office. He continues to help the Minnesota Trade Office, and is a regular guest speaker for their educational events. In the fall, he pursues his passion for hunting with his son back in his native state of North Dakota. He also enjoys supporting Winona State University, where is daughter is enrolled.