Michael Blake has a 20-year IT Operations career with various Infrastructure and Development roles previously with Dell Services, Nelnet, and currently is the IT Manager at Spreetail. His professional passions are baked into the idea of shared agreement. He brings a strong and consistent commitment to success through a personal, detailed work ethic and accountability. Michael gives credit to growing up all over the US as a military brat for helping to shape his perspectives and work well in a variety of areas and environments. Personally and professionally his passions are anchored in helping people and specifically helping the youth. Michael was a Big with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lincoln, on the United Way Steering Committee at Nelnet, a proud member of the 8-gallon club at the Community Blood Bank of Lincoln, part of the Calvary Community Church Growth Track ministry team, coached a variety of teams over the last 12yrs in Lincoln, on the Investigations sub-committee of the Hold Cops Accountable, and Inclusion Network implementer at Spreetail. Despite his packed schedule, Michaels's #1 passion is raising his four amazing boys. His absolute joy and never-ending recharge come from watching his 17yr old, 9yr old, 7yr old, and 4yr old navigate their way through this world.