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J. Keven Blake

  • Vice President, Sales

Keven Blake joined SMS Assist in November 2015 as vice president of Sales, Retail East, and is increasing the value and growth of SMS Assist's solutions for retail clients in the company’s Eastern region. Along with sales execution, Mr. Blake will also lead new approaches to marketing, inside sales, channel partner management and sales operations efficiency.

Prior to joining SMS Assist, Mr. Blake spent 18 years in sales leadership roles for world-class organizations like Oracle and General Electric, where he identified, qualified and drove scenarios to help customers solve complicated business challenges. In addition to supporting SMS Assist's growth and market penetration goals, Mr. Blake’s proven track record of helping customers achieve their desired business outcomes will support SMS Assist's valued clients, Affiliates and retail customers.

Mr. Blake holds an MBA with a specialization in entrepreneurship from DePaul University. He also holds dual undergraduate degrees from Bowling Green State University in procurement and materials management and production and operations management.