| ||Kristianne Blake was born Kristianne Gates in 1954 and raised in Seattle, graduating with a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington. |
Kristianne Blake is a CPA specializing in personal financial planning and tax planning since 1975. She served as a partner with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells prior to starting her own firm in 1987.
Kristianne Blake is President of Kristianne Gates Blake, PS. She is a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Washington and she serves as a trustee of the Russell Funds and the WM Group of Funds and as a director of Avista Corporation, Advantage IQ and Laird Norton Tyee.