Blake is multi-faceted with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from McNally Smith College of Music, Saint Paul, MN, as well as being certified in QuickBooks® Online Advanced and Xero. He has been successfully and efficiently managing the finances of dozens of businesses for several years and is excited to be part of the Gem Numerics Team.
Blake’s finance experience covers a wide range of industries: non-profits, restaurants, music venues, breweries, distilleries, architectural firms, online shops, device repair shops, independent contractors, content creators, authors, interior designers, and many more. His clientele span from small startups to large name-brand companies.
“I’m a perfectionist, naturally good with numbers, and have applied that approach to managing budgets and funds for my clients for years. I want to see all my clients succeed and I find immense joy in providing them the tools to do so.”
Blake’s strong suits are reliable communication, fast-learning, and strong critical thinking skills to solve problems related to all aspects of the job — bookkeeping, taxes, payroll, money management, and everything else. He’s another practical problem solver on this crack team.
Originally from Melbourne Beach, Florida, Blake moved to Minnesota for college and never looked back. Music is his passion, and he enjoys playing out frequently with his bands on weekends.