Blakely founded Spouting Rock in 2007 with a focus on Alternative investments and Private Equity. Before running his family office, Blakely was a Principal with Banc of America Securities where he focused on middle market initiatives. Blakely helped build the institutional brokerage platform at Susquehanna Financial Group, and before that he worked at Thomas Weisel Partners where he specialized in hedge funds.
Blakely began his Finance career at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and later moved to Institutional Equities. Blakley graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA and holds FINRA Series 7, 24 63 and 79 licenses. Blakely enjoys traveling, golf, watching his three children play sports, and backgammon.