Janet Blake

Board Member
Retired, TCC Communications


·      Originally from Atlantic City, New Jersey.  She began her career in food service and then partnered with 2 major league baseball players (Bobby Brown and Jerry Mumphy) on the East Coast.

·      Moved to the Midwest in 1999 when recruited to work at Ball Foster and found her home in Gas City, Indiana. 

·      Became local business owner in 2003

·      After selling her business: Next Level Communications, she worked for Moorehead Communications & ran the most successful TCC store in the network

·      Employee of the Year the same year she retired from the company in 2014

·      First concern was never about her own success, but instead that of the team around her.

·      She built leaders who have gone on to make other TCC stores successful.


·      Past-President of Gas City Kiwanis—multiple committees: 4th of July Parade, Burger Mania, Youth Fishing Tournament, Bowl-a-Thon

·      Past-President of Gas City Chamber of Commerce Board

·      Founding member of Gas City Concerts in the Park

·      Past-President of United Way of Grant County Board of Directors

·      Volunteers with Cancer Services of Grant County

·      Mentored community leaders, and opened doors in Gas City that have helped make organizations like Kiwanis, the Gas City Chamber, & Concerts in the Park see exceptional growth.

·      Past Board President of the United Way, .