Blake Carlson

Blake Carlson

Blake Carlson is a community engagement professional based in Des Moines, IA working at the intersection of inclusion and the arts. Before joining the year-round staff at Des Moines Metro Opera in December 2021, Blake spent two years leading communications and events in corporate diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Blake received his B.A. in Public Relations and Arts Administration from Simpson College and is currently working on his MBA specializing in Nonprofit Management at Drake University. Inspired by human connection, he was recently a featured storyteller for the Des Moines Storytellers Project. 

Check out this article about him written by the Des Moines Register.
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