Blake McDonell, Director

Blake joined Carpedia in 1998 and today serves as a Director with the firm. He has a  holistic and deep-rooted knowledge of all aspects of businesses having done executive level advisory for more than 100 companies during his tenure with the firm. Blake has a pragmatic approach and sees his clients as partners; to that end, he works to understand the practical challenges of the organizations he works with to ensure solutions are tailored to the uniqueness of each client. Blake believes this is the key to sustainable improvement both operational and financial.


Blake has worked across a breadth of industries, however does offer extensive experience in manufacturing, warehousing and logistics, food production, software as a service (SaaS), healthcare, and seniors living. His shrewd insight in the areas of strategy development, budgeting, sales, and operations ensure an optimal outcome for his clients.


A sports enthusiast at heart, Blake organizes and plays hockey among other fitness activities. When not working he spends time with his wife and two boys and enjoys great food and wine.


Areas of Expertise:

  • Manufacturing
  • Food Production
  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Healthcare Organizations