Corey Michael Blake (Round Table Companies, Writers of the Round Table Press)

Writing memoirs, novels and business books, making movies/documentaries, creating and publishing comic books with bestselling authors, establishing non-profits for at risk youth.

Get to know Corey Michael Blake

Corey Michael Blake has starred in campaigns and written and published books that have been profiled in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Sports illustrated, Variety and on NBC, WGN and Good Morning America among hundreds of other print, radio, and television outlets. His work has won Addy, Belding, Bronze Lion and London International Advertising awards and he has been published in Writer Magazine, Script Magazine and on StartUp Nation. Corey began his career as the face of commercial campaigns for more than a dozen Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies, before venturing off to filmmaking and eventually writing. He is the co-author of numerous books, including Edge! A Leadership Story (Finalist 2008 National Best Books Awards) and From the Barrio to the Board Room, which is being used throughout the Chicago Public School District and in schools and youth prisons around the country to inspire at-risk youth. He founded Round Table Companies and Writers of the Round Table Press to focus on his love of building creative brands. Corey holds a BFA from Millikin University.

Corey Michael Blake's Blog Posts


Whether you run a business, manage a business, or market a business, bringing in new clients is a constant necessity. But in a world so cluttered with information, how do you grab the attention of those you could serve?

You do it with creativity.


If you’re like most professionals, you can't stand working with artists.  Too much drama. Let Corey Blake help you navigate the creative world, headache free.

As someone who intimately understands the creative process, Corey Blake is a director and producer rolled into one; an expert in articulating and then executing a client’s vision. For nearly years, Corey Blake has been at the forefront of using creativity to generate leads and build brands: 

As an actor starring in national campaigns for more than a dozen Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. As the producer of fashion shows, premieres, and fundraisers in Hollywood. As the coauthor of books on coaching, leadership, and family business. As the executive editor of a business related comic book series. As the creator of a school curriculum that uses storytelling to combat gangs, school violence, and the drop out rate in Chicago Public Schools.
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