Blake Lindgren is a Vice President at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Industrial Technology Practice. He specializes in working with clients to uncover their talent needs and serves as an advisor helping businesses plan and execute search and talent strategies to place key executives. Blake has proven expertise in successfully placing CEOs, Board, and other C-level executives in public, private, and PE-backed companies and is adept at working with executive management teams, boards of directors, and investors.
Prior to JM Search, Blake was with N2Growth, where he led a team of consultants in delivering complex retained executive search assignments across a wide range of industries. Prior to N2Growth, Blake served as a strategy consultant at L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, where he gained experience across a broad range of industries, including industrials, transport and logistics, industrial distribution, packaging, and consumer products for corporate and private equity clients. At L.E.K., Blake worked with clients on the development and execution of business strategy, M&A and transaction support, and post-merger integration. Earlier in his career, Blake was an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. A Distinguished Graduate from ROTC, he rose to the rank of Captain and held a variety of leadership positions, including serving as an executive officer and flight commander.
Blake earned a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management, magna cum laude, from Cornell University. He earned his MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Blake serves as an elected Precinct Committeeman in his community, Commissioner on the City of Phoenix Military Veterans Commission, State Chairman for the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, and Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters. He is passionate about public service and serves on the New Politics Alumni Executive Council, an organization that seeks to help veterans and national service alumni continue their service through politics.