Complete College America
Blake Johnson serves as Complete College America’s communications director. He manages the organization’s media and communications strategy, oversees the production of reports and major publications, and serves as the organization’s primary spokesman. Additionally, he manages a portfolio of states as they work with Complete College America to implement strategies that boost college completion rates. Prior to joining Complete College America, Johnson served as communications director and senior advisor for a member of the U.S. Congress and worked actively on a number of political campaigns. He has served as a speechwriter, on-the-record spokesman, and policy advisor to candidates and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels of government. Johnson previously taught middle school English-language arts and leadership development in the Indianapolis Public Schools alternative education division. He is also an elected member of the Indianapolis City Council.