M&A/Private Equity Practice Leader – South Region
Blake leads the Private Equity/M&A team for the South Region within HUB International. His team performs a full range of M&A insurance services to equity partners including, but not limited to, Property & Casualty, Group Benefits and Retirement Due Diligence, Post-Transaction Brokerage (P&C, Benefits and Retirement), Reps & Warranties placement, Fund Liability and Package Insurance for sponsors, and Group Purchasing Programs. Blake started working in the M&A insurance space in 2008 and has been involved with over 500 transactions in his career. He began his work at a public brokerage, then moved over to The Crichton Group on the independent/private side in 2011. In 2016, he became a partner/owner of that agency, and was part of the team that became part of HUB in July of 2019. With improved bench strength and capabilities, Blake’s role will be to continue to build HUB’s presence, reputation and brand in the M&A space throughout the region and country. Blake received a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Mississippi in 2008.