Blake Haley is a lifelong resident of Franklin County that grew up on his family farm. After graduating from Franklin County High School, he attended the University of Georgia and North Georgia Technical College, obtaining a license to be an EMT. Blake worked for 14+ years for Banks County Fire/EMS as a firefighter/EMT. Blake has owned and operated his personal poultry and cattle farm since 2002. In 2013 he obtained an auctioneer license and started an auction company specializing in estate liquidation, farm equipment sales, and business liquidation. Blake and his wife, Kasey, were married in 2004 and have 3 boys together- Taylor, Gavin, and Carter. He enjoys attending UGA football games with his family and serving his community as a volunteer firefighter and coach at the local rec department. Blake and his family attend Lavonia First Baptist Church.