Blake Head

Blake Head

Partner - ESOP Advisory Services Leader


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Blake Head is a Partner and leader of BDO’s ESOP Advisory Services practice and also works with the Corporate Finance affiliate, BDO Capital Advisors, LLC. He has more than 13 years of corporate financial advisory experience and has provided services to clients for a variety of purposes, including valuation analyses for leveraged and unleveraged employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs); review of strategic alternatives for owners considering an exit; and advisory services related to the sale, merger, and divestiture of privately-held companies.​
Blake also works with the firm’s Executive Compensation and Employee Benefit consulting practice. He has experience in compensation matters, including benchmarking and surveying projects; design and implementation of performance management review systems; and the design and implementation of performance incentive plans for executive, non-executive, and sales employees. Blake works with both for-profit and tax-exempt entities. He has consulted with a variety of manufacturing, retail, technology, and oil and gas industry firms in the area of compensation and broad-based rewards.​
In addition, Blake has extensive experience in auditing and consulting on employee benefit plans. His background includes public company audits and 404 work, auditing qualified retirement plans, internal control reviews, and preparation and review of Form 5310, 5330, and 5500 and Summary Annual Reports (SARs).

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of CPA’s Young CPA Committee
National Association of Stock Plan Professionals
National Center for Employee Ownership
The ESOP Association


B.S., Accountancy, University of Alabama