Blake Petty

Executive Director, McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship
Executive Director, Aggie Angel Network


Blake Petty is Executive Director of the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship at Mays Business School. Petty received his bachelor’s from Texas A&M in ’98 and his master’s in 2000. He has worked in a variety of entrepreneurial capacities across the university and Texas A&M System, including 10 years in the Office of Technology Commercialization and as Assistant Vice President for Research, in Innovation & Business Development.

Mr. Petty has facilitated commercialization and entrepreneurship opportunities for hundreds of Texas A&M students, staff and faculty researchers. He was a founding partner in the launch of the campus’ first student business incubator, Startup Aggieland, and co-founded the Aggie Angel Network, which he continues to operate as Executive Director.