Blake Luse is the Director of Ferguson Ventures at Ferguson Enterprises, the world’s largest plumbing/building products distributor. As Director, Blake leads corporate venturing efforts focused on solving challenges in the construction and services industry. Since it’s inception in 2017, Blake has helped Ferguson Ventures develop the strategy, investment thesis and governance necessary to execute their first six investments and establish partnerships with stakeholders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Blake has an extensive background in sales & business development from previous roles within Ferguson such as Director of eBusiness, where he led a team of business development managers in implementing sales strategies to help contractors across the US gain efficiencies with Ferguson solutions. Blake has an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Auburn University. Blake lives in Yorktown, VA with wife Kristina and son Riley.