Blake Fowler was appointed Director of the Public Finance Division of the California State Treasurer’s Office in August 2009. In that capacity, he oversees the issuance of all State debt and the management of the State’s General Fund debt portfolio. Prior to his current appointment, Blake served as the Assistant Director of the Public Finance Division for three years. Before joining the State Treasurer’s Office, Blake worked for the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank for over 10 years. From 2000 to 2006, he served as the I-Bank’s Assistant Executive Director and was responsible for managing all operations and financing programs of the I-Bank. He is a graduate of California State University, Chico, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.