Blake has been with SIT since 2011, serving as university relations manager for the southern region. He has facilitated and led several Advisor Workshops and has recently taken on a leadership role in the regional NAFSA organization. Prior to his position at SIT, Blake served as the director of study abroad at University of Texas Arlington. Blake holds a BA from Southern Methodist University, where he studied English literature and chemistry. He spent his last undergraduate semester studying abroad at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. During his semester in Perth, he also completed a comparative study program in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and China. Blake later attended Seattle University to complete an MA in student development administration. In 2018, Blake became senior university relations manager.
The favorite part of his current job with SIT is talking to students about their amazing ISP experience once they return from abroad.