Preview: FourBlock Executive Series – Hugh Blane, Claris Consulting

Watch Hugh introduce himself and the topic of his upcoming talk, influencing others.


Next Thursday, January 17, FourBlock will host its third-ever Executive Series event with Claris Consulting President Hugh Blane. Today, we’re excited to share with you a preview clip from Hugh on his topic of influencing others.

FourBlock’s Executive Series introduces veterans and other community members to various executives from top companies across the U.S. All events are free to members of the FourBlock community and feature a different career-related topic. Executive Series talks can be viewed both in-person (Hugh’s will be held at Highline College in Des Moines, WA) or via a concurrent livestream.

Free tickets for either option are available via   Eventbrite.

FourBlock is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is the nation’s local network for leading veteran professionals. Each year, hundreds of veterans in every corner of the country are equipped to pursue careers right for them, thanks to the support of local FourBlock communities. From leading organizations to launching innovative new ventures, FourBlock veterans are tackling mission critical goals at Fortune 500 companies through the power of the FourBlock network. To learn more about how FourBlock is helping veterans transition better and building a national community of veteran professionals, visit

Hugh Blane is President of Claris Consulting. He is a nationally recognized business strategist hired to help organizations solve challenging business issues, strengthen personal and professional relationships, and execute on strategic initiatives with greater effectiveness. A subject-matter expert in leadership, team performance and influence, Hugh is a senior-level consultant who has worked with thousands of people in a wide variety of organizations including Spacelabs Medical, KPMG, Costco, Starbucks and Microsoft. You can learn more by visiting

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