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Blake Alcock

Blake Alcock

IT Recruiter

Blake partners with public and private companies, both locally and nationally, in need of advanced analytics/data science, software and IT experts. Blake specializes in placing positions that range from data scientists and application developers, to analytics executives, CIO, CTO and IT management. As a full-desk recruiter, he performs all functions of sourcing and recruiting candidates along with client management. Blake received the FGP “Great by Choice award” in 2015.

Blake brings an operations background in telecommunications (AT&T and American Cellular), digital marketing (web solutions), and financial/operational auditing to FGP Technology. Before moving from Dallas to Greenville, Blake served as an independent internet consultant for a firm focused on cost-effective web solutions for small businesses. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. 

Fun Facts:  

What is your favorite game or sport to watch or play?

Without a doubt it’s golf.  I played competitively in high school and managed to join team at SMU as a walk-on.  I always enjoyed the individual aspect of the game in that it’s just you and the course.  As for watching sports, usually college football or college basketball.

What do you love to do outside of work?

As of October 2016, I have three kids under three so most of my spare time is spent with them doing family-related activities.  We frequently go on road trips and check out local fairs/events.