Professional Division National Officers
Professional Division National President
CFO, Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission
David graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Delaware in 1999 and passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in 1999. He began his career with the Baltimore office of the international public accounting firm of Ernst & Young, advancing to the position of senior auditor. In 2003, David was appointed by Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. to serve as Director of Administration, Finance, and Human Resources for Maryland’s Secretary of State in Annapolis. In 2008, David accepted his current position of Chief Financial Officer with the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission in Baltimore. David is active in several professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Delaware Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business, and the Maryland Corporate Council.
• Professional Division National Vice President, 2012-2013
• Maryland Professional Division member since 2008
• Maryland State Officer, 1994-95
• Chairman of the Maryland FBLA-PBL Board of Directors (2008-present)
• National state key contact for Maryland FBLA-PBL since 2008
• Maryland State Competitive Events Committee and State Leadership Conference Committee (Since 2008)
• Secretary of the Maryland FBLA State Advisory Council (Member 1996-2008, Secretary 1999-2008)
• State and national conference speaker (1997-present) and competitive event judge (2007-11)
Blake Reynolds, originally from Buxton, Maine, is the Document Production Specialist for The Brattle Group, a leading economic and financial consulting firm in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Previously, he was the Document Production Manager for Calloway Laboratories, a toxicology lab in Woburn, Massachusetts. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Blake’s FBLA career started his freshman year of high school in 1999, serving as secretary and president of his local chapter and parliamentarian, vice president, and president for the state of Maine. He resumed his FBLA involvement after college by becoming a member of the Professional Division and taking over the Massachusetts State Chairperson position in 2009. Blake has strengthened Massachusetts FBLA through aggressive recruitment and marketing campaigns as well as corporate partnerships, including the New England Revolution soccer club and the Boston Red Sox.
K. Duke Di Stefano
Professional Division National Secretary/Treasurer
Teacher at Wasatch High School
K. Duke Di Stefano is a lover of all things FBLA-PBL and has been a member since ninth grade. He served on the state, local, and regional level in FBLA and on the state, local, regional and national level in PBL. Duke has been a professional division lifetime member for over six years now. He loves working with the organization to build the business leaders of tomorrow.
Working with FBLA-PBL is so rewarding. Duke loves giving back to an organization that has given him so much. He will work for the members of the organization to help them excel in all areas of service, education, and progress.