Ben Blake is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM. In addition to a Master of Science in mathematics from Western Carolina University, Ben holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree from Clemson University. Prior to joining Parsec in 2017, he was a mathematics instructor at A-B Tech Community College. While originally from Gainesville, Florida, Ben was drawn to Asheville by his love of the mountains and has called this area his home since 2007. Ben spends the bulk of his free time kayaking on local rivers, occasionally drying off to ride his mountain bike.