Managing Director

Jeff Blake - Managing Director

Jeff Blake is the Managing Director of PurePower Technologies, a Stanadyne company, located in Bythewood, South Carolina. He oversees the development of PurePower’s original equipment and aftermarket growth strategies aimed at expanding its global remanufacturing product footprint and new diesel original equipment product lines.

Blake is a global automotive and commercial vehicle business executive with more than 22 years of experience selling highly engineered products and services to OEMs and into the Aftermarket. He began his career in the heavy duty and commercial vehicle market with Daimler Trucks North America (formerly Detroit Diesel) in performance and emissions engineering. He then spent nearly 12 years with BorgWarner, where he led OEM and remanufacturing sales and marketing for turbos as the company’s global director of its Turbocharger and Electric Actuators business. Blake expanded his aftermarket expertise when he joined Axalta in 2014 to lead its automotive aftermarket paint business servicing paint/collision shops and OEM-owned retail repair shops.

Prior to joining Stanadyne, he was president and general manager of his family’s company, JBMbio, a world leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable microbial products. He earned a bachelor’s in Heavy Equipment Engineering Technology from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan and has a certificate in Internal Combustion Engine Practical Theories from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.