Blake Carpenter, CPA, AIAF, CGMA

Blake currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of The Risk Authority (TRA). He is responsible for the company’s financial operations by establishing and monitoring procedures necessary to ensure that the records of all financial transactions are properly maintained, regulatory financial reports are filed in a timely manner, and the financial condition of the company is secure.

He is also responsible for the underwriting activities of Palmetto Hospital Trust and the PHLIP liability program. Blake is involved in strategic planning, communications with the board, and various corporate relationships.

Prior to joining TRA in 2002, Blake worked for seven years in the Assurance & Advisory Business Services practice of Ernst & Young, LLP in Greenville, SC.

Blake holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and is both a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant. Additionally, he holds a designation in Insurance Accounting and Finance.