Lisa Blake began her banking career in 1991 at First National Bank of Amarillo, Texas. Her focus was business development, customer service, advertising, sales training, employee motivation and public relations. She also served as the Marketing Director of the new First National.
In 2002, Wells Fargo acquired First National. Lisa began her career with Wells Fargo Bank as the District Manager. She was responsible for the effective management of 12 branches throughout the Texas Panhandle. Her position encompassed both Market Management and Human Resource Management, while focusing on customer relations and community support.
Lisa Blake is currently the Executive Director of Leadership Amarillo since 2012. She is responsible for overseeing the adult and teen programs. Leadership Amarillo & Canyon educates, develops and refines area leaders. The program also educates leaders on the challenges facing our community, as well as the successes. This program provides leadership tools to improve one’s workplace, family and service in the community. For more information, go to www.leadershipamarillo.org.
Lisa Blake is involved in various civic and community organizations. She has served on many community boards and committees, including City Council for one year, fulfilling the term for Dr. Brian Eades.
Lisa also serves as an experienced inspirational speaker who communicates effectively to all ages. She speaks at various conferences, retreats, and for civic groups.
Lisa grew up in Amarillo, Texas, and has been married to Ron Blake for 38 years. They have 4 grown daughters, a newly adopted 4 year old daughter and 7 grandchildren.
Previously served on the following community board of directors:
Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch School Board
Children’s Learning Center
Presbyterian Home for Children
Amarillo Christian Women’s Club, Chairman
Served for many years on the Speakers Circuit for Christian Women’s Club (National Organization)
Amarillo Children's Home Board Member - current
Attended Amarillo College
Graduate of ABA’s School of Bank Marketing
Graduate of Leadership Amarillo
Graduate of Leadership Texas
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