Frank Blake

Former Chairman and CEO, The Home Depot

Role: Fellow

Site: CDL-Atlanta

Stream: Commerce

Frank Blake served as Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot from January 2007 through November 2014, and then as chairman through January 2015. Frank joined The Home Depot in 2002 as executive vice president, business development and corporate operations. Frank previously served as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to that, he served in a variety of executive roles at General Electric, including senior vice president, Corporate Business Development.

Frank serves on numerous boards including Delta Air Lines (non-executive chairman), Macy’s, and Proctor & Gamble. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a jurisprudence degree from Columbia University School of Law.