Before becoming responsible for all client activity for 1Vision, Conover had a successful background in for-profit organizations.
As President of 1Vision, he brings a wealth of advertising, marketing and creative experience. Blake spent 10 years with the Iowa subsidiary of Young & Rubicam (Y&R) as an account executive, media planner, and department manager. Y&R was, at that time, the largest agency in the United States and a recognized leader in creating advertising based on a solid strategy. Blake personally planned and bought over $16 million in media expenditures on behalf of his clients. He spent a decade as Vice President, Marketing of a $2B bank that began as a failed Savings and Loan with only about $250 million in assets. Most recently, he served as Development Director for an international nonprofit.