Mr. Harper has 20 years of investment management and advisory experience; he is the Chief Investment Officer of Orchard Capital Management and leads the family office that founded Orchard's small cap strategies in 2001.
Previously, he worked at the The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he advised large hedge funds, Fortune 1000 companies, and other financial institutions on strategy, corporate development and operations. Prior to BCG he was a senior research analyst in the investment management consulting division of Greenwich Associates. He began his career as an analyst at PaineWebber/UBS.
Blake received his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago and his BA from Colgate University where he concentrated on Economics and Political Science. He serves on several private company boards.