In addition to advising Spuhler Associates, Elizabeth Blake works in Account Management for a global Automotive Tier 1 Supplier where she manages German premium accounts. She has 12 years of broad automotive industry experience in OEM, OES and aftermarket companies where she has held roles in both finance and sales. Elizabeth has diverse experience working with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Mexico and Germany. Prior to her career in the automotive industry, she spent time working abroad and developing her German language abilities. Elizabeth obtained her Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and also holds a Masters of Business Administration from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, MI. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her husband at home as well as teaching group cycling classes on the weekend.