Blake previously served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Originations for Drive Financial Services (DFS), Dallas, TX. His responsibilities included managing the marketing/sales team and dealer relations. Having grown the sub-prime auto finance platform to over 14,000 auto dealers in 38 states, he and his partners completed the sale of DFS to Banco Santander in December of 2006. Blake is currently a partner in Prattco International, a company specializing in real estate investments and the purchase of oil and gas properties.
Blake received his B.A. in Marketing from Southern Methodist University. He serves on the Board of Veritex Holdings, West Dallas Christian School, and Art House Dallas. Blake is also an active member at Watermark Church.