Francis S. Blake

Former Chief Executive Officer at The Home Depot

Francis S. Blake

Francis S. Blake

Former Chief Executive Officer at The Home Depot

Career Highlights

United States Environmental Protection Agency
GE Power Systems, Inc.
The Home Depot

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Former Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Trizec Properties, Inc.

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Secretary, Director of Office of President at Agnes Scott College

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Chief Executive Officer at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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President at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Macy's, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Macy's, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at GEORGIA AQUARIUM INC

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Former President at Agnes Scott College

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Treasurer at Macy's, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Procter & Gamble Co.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at The Home Depot
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Former Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Trizec Properties, Inc.

Trizec Properties, Inc., (NYSE: TRZ) a real estate investment trust (REIT), is one of the owners and managers of commercial property in North America with 52 office properties totaling approximately 37 million square feet

Jurisprudence Degree

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Bachelor's Degree

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2002 - 2014

Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer, which engages in the sale of building materials and home improvement products. Its products include building materials, home improvement products, lawn and garden products, and decor products. It offers home improvement installation services and tool and equipment rental. The company was founded by Bernard Marcus, Arthur M. Blank, Kenneth Gerald Langone and Pat Farrah on June 29, 1978 and is headquartered at Atlanta, GA.

Senior Vice President, Corporate Business Development
2000 - 2001

General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company that develops and manufactures products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Its products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The company operates through the following segments: Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Appliances & Lighting and GE Capital. The Power segment serves power generation, industrial, government and other customers worldwide with products and services related to energy production. The Oil & Gas segment supplies mission critical equipment for the global oil and gas industry, used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. The Aviation segment products and services include jet engines, aerospace systems and equipment, replacement parts and repair and maintenance services for all categories of commercial aircraft; for a wide variety of military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, tankers and helicopters; for marine applications; and for executive and regional aircraft. The Healthcare segment products include diagnostic imaging systems such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography and positron emission Tomography scanners, X-ray, nuclear imaging, digital mammography and molecular imaging technologies. The Transportation segment engages in global technology and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine and drilling industries. The Appliances & Lighting segment products include major appliances and related services for products such as refrigerators, freezers, electric and gas ranges, cooktops, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, room air conditioners, residential water systems for filtration, softening and heating, and hybrid water heaters. The GE Capital segment offers financial services and products worldwide for businesses of all sizes, services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Chief Executive Officer

Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., part of The Home Depot, Inc., is a company headquartered in Atlanta, GA, that operates home furnishing and improvement stores.

Boards & Committees
2004 - 2009

With 4.4 million customers and more than 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Platts' 2011 Power Company of the Year and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings.

2013 - Prior


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Habitat for Humanity New York City is a non profit organization which engages in the building and preserving affordable homes for families in need. Its projects include Dean Street Residences, Single Family Homes, and Critical Home Repair in Staten Island. The organization was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Agnes Scott College is an independent undergraduate college in the United States. Agnes Scott's campus lies in downtown Decatur, Georgia, nestled inside the perimeter of the bustling metro-Atlanta area. The college was founded in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary by a group of Presbyterians under the leadership of their minister, Frank H. Gaines. In 1890, the name was changed to Agnes Scott Institute to honor the mother of the college's primary benefactor, Col. George Washington Scott. The name was changed again to Agnes Scott College in 1906, and remains today a liberal arts college for women.

Political Donations

Senator from Tennessee


Minority Whip at Office of the Senate Minority Whip, Richard J. Durbin


The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #28
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
Rank #23
Fortune Magazine - Business Person of the Year
Rank #51
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
7th Annual Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit

The Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit is designed for CEOs who conduct their business in a different way from the norm, to meet and share with peers in an intimate setting,” observes Doug Rauch, CEO of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. and former President of Trader Joe’s. “These CEOs focus foremost on fulfilling the deeper purpose of their organizations and creating value for all of their stakeholders - including customers, employees, communities and natural ecosystems, not just their shareholders. And they cultivate cultures that support people to learn, grow, develop and flourish.

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