Blake E. Devitt

CPA and Senior Audit Partner (retired)

Ernst & Young

Blake E. Devitt is a retired CPA and senior audit partner from Ernst & Young, an international public accounting and auditing firm. He was elected to the board of Strada Education Network, then known as USA Funds, in 2006. He currently serves as chair of Strada Education’s Investment Committee and serves on the Finance and Audit Committee.

Devitt was employed with E&Y for 33 years in a variety of roles, including, most recently, national director of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry practice for the firm. Earlier in his career, he was named to a term as an accounting fellow at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, where he researched and helped resolve emerging financial reporting issues while on leave from E&Y. During the late ’80s and early ’90s, he served as the partner in charge of E&Y’s annual financial audits of USA Funds and USA Group. Devitt received his undergraduate degree from Bradley University and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He served on the board of directors of Baxalta Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company. He is president of his condominium association.