With VBO since 2014, Brent Blake is a Technical Liaison and assists with Valuations. Prior to joining VBO, Brent worked as an analyst for Capgemini in Morrisville before continuing on to graduate school. He has served in the US Army and continues to work as a business consultant on a project basis. He has extensive experience in complex financial modeling and analysis, emphasis in business valuations. Brent also has experience in investment company financial reporting, tax, and general fund administration. He has worked on private and public companies at various business stages across primarily life science, technology, and healthcare industries.
Brent holds a Master of Accounting in enterprise risk management from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Kent State University where he graduated summa cum laude. His is a member of the CFA Institute, CFA Society NC, AICPA, NACVA, and ncaCPA. He is an active CFA Charterholder and holds an ABV and a CVA certification.
Brent enjoys spending his free time with his wife, two sons, and his two dogs. Growing up in Ohio, he also loves anything involving sports, particularly THE Ohio State Buckeyes, Browns, Cavaliers, Blue Jackets, and Indians. If he is not spending time with his family or watching sports, he enjoys being outside and learning new skills.