Blake has two decades of franchising, and small business ownership experience. He is a Certified Franchise Executive and a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Psychology Program. Blake has 20 years of experience in franchising, having both built franchise systems from the ground up, and being the owner of a local small business franchise.
Blake owns FranNet of the Heartland, a Franchise Consulting firm that assists entrepreneurs who are interested in new, or additional, small business ownership opportunities within Nebraska and Western Iowa. His volunteer experience includes SCORE, Veterans in Business Forum, Excel With a Mentor, and the Entrepreneur’s Education Collaborative. Blake is a life-long Midwesterner and lives in Omaha with his wife and two sons.