Mr. Blakely has served as a member of the board of directors since May 2016. He is the chair of the audit committee and a member of the nominating and governance committee.
Mr. Blakely brings more than 40 years of financial services experience to Navigant’s board, having held several senior positions, including chief risk officer at KeyCorp and Huntington Bancshares, and CEO of the Risk Management Association. He is highly regarded as one of the country’s leading financial risk management experts.
Most recently, he served as senior advisor and a member of Oliver Wyman’s advisory board of directors, where he provided strategic input for the organization’s Financial Institutions practice. He was also a senior advisor to Deloitte, where he served Systemically Important Financial Institutions (SIFI) by providing risk management, governance, regulatory enforcement, compliance, and Dodd-Frank implementation consulting services.
Mr. Blakely is a member of the board of directors of HSBC’s North American subsidiary, where he serves as chair of the compliance committee and is a member of both the fiduciary and risk committees.
He holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Southern Illinois University and a master's degree in business administration from Case Western Reserve University.