Blake Head

Blake Head

Managing Director, Group Head of ESOP Advisory, BDO Capital Advisors, LLP; Partner, BDO USA, LLP


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Blake is a Managing Director at BDO Capital Advisors LLP, a partner with BDO USA, LLC and the leader of BDO Capital’s, ESOP Advisory Services division. He has more than 14 years of corporate financial advisory experience and has provided services to clients for a variety of purposes, including valuation analyses for leveraged and unleveraged 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 is the National Group Leader for BDO USA’s People and Organization Strategy. This group is comprised of the firm’s ESOP Advisory Services, Executive Compensation Consulting and Workforce in Transactions practices. 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 has worked 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 consulting on employee benefit plans. His background includes public company audits and 404 work, auditing qualified retirement plans, internal control reviews, preparation and review of Form 5310, 5330 and 5500 and Summary Annual Reports.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Center for Employee Ownership
The ESOP Association


B.S., Accountancy, University of Alabama