Blake and Debra Moritz have been enthusiastic supporters of Spirito! since the inception of the first choir and continue that support today. Blake is a member of the Men of Spirito! and he and Debra are proud parents of Spirito! Alumnae, Alana.
Blake attended the US Military Academy at West Point where he played football. He left the academy after his sophomore year and graduated from Wayne State College (NE), with degrees in Business Data Processing & Computer Information Systems.
Blake worked in IT for many years with companies such as Mutual of Omaha, SHL Systemhouse and finally OfficeMax, where he served as the VP of eCommerce Systems. He then established RitzConsulting, and managed eCommerce implementations for companies including Best Buy, DSW, Reed Elseveir, TBC, Lexmark, Kohls, Michael Kors & Deluxe Check Printers.
Blake served in the Army National Guard for 17 years, reaching the rank of Major. He served as an Infantry & Mortar Platoon Leader, Infantry Company Commander, Armor Company Commander, Anti-Tank Company Commander, 33d Brigade Asst. Operations Officer & Operations Officer of the 131st Infantry Battalion.