Richard A. Blake

Richard Blake joined Summit Resources, LLC in 2015 and brings over 37 years of project management experience, having successfully managed major projects in 43 states nationwide, including several large FERC projects.  Rick is an active member of the IRWA and has served on the Pipeline Committee since 1996.

Prior to joining Summit, Rick was the Manager of Right of Way for Williams Transco, and then Senior Manager of Right of Way and Environmental with Williams Communication.

Most recently, Rick was Senior Director for Capital Projects Land for Enterprise Products Pipeline, LLC.

In between Williams Transco, Williams Communication, and Enterprise, Mr. Blake was the founding member and owner of New Century Engineering Support Services, LLC and Drawbridge, LLC, both of which were sold after several years of success.

Mr. Blake received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Communication from Henderson State University (1976) and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas (1980).