Blake Correia

Age
36
Company
Correia Excavators Inc.
Title
President

In three years, Blake has doubled the amount of machinery the company is able to field in order to complete work in a timely yet meticulous manner. “He runs the company with the utmost care and respect for his employees and customers,” says Megan Griffin. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Roger Williams University.

Accomplishments: The rekindling of the family business. Correia Excavators was established in 1987, and Blake left his career in a public utility to take over the business in 2017. The company continues to thrive and grow.

Off the clock: Boating on the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound.

Extracurricular: The pandemic took a toll on youth activities. I contributed funds for the local high school football players to start their own league.

Fun fact: Recently amped up a large collection of diecast models, ranging from a replica JV III R model Mack lowbed to various pieces of the the company’s John Deere fleet.