James Blake Chief Operating Officer

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Jim is a member of the firm’s Executive Board and a business board member of Mazars Group, focused on the middle market.  Jim’s 25+ years of public accounting experience are centered on clients in the firm’s Manufacturing and Distribution (M&D) Practice, and include the food, transportation and logistics, and consumer products market segments. His clients include domestic companies and global importers and exporters. Jim has provided auditing, accounting, tax, and consulting services to mid-sized family-owned businesses and entities owned by private equity groups.  Jim has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Delaware, and is a graduate of the Mazars Executive MBA Program, which has received the CLIP Accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development.

Industry Expertise

Consumer Products
Import & Export Companies

Food and Beverage
Manufacturing and Distribution
Transportation and Logistics

Service Specialties

Accounting and Auditing
Mergers and Acquisitions Due Diligence

Strategic Planning and Consulting
Tax Planning and Complaince

Licenses & Certifications

Certified Public Accountant, New York

Certified Public Accountant, New Jersey


American Institue of Certified Public Accountants
AICPA Council Member

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants


"Why am I counting on New Year's Eve?" NJBiz, March 2016.
"Making a Strong Pitch for a More Business-Friendly State and Nation." Commerce Magzine, May 2015.

"Succession Planning within Manufacturing & Distribution, Ownership and Beyond." New Jersey Business, May 2015. "Preparing the Next Generation." midJersey Business, April 2005.


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