Downtown Manager, City of San Jose (San Jose, CA)
Blage serves as San Jose’s lead for downtown issues and relationship management, working closely with community stakeholders. She coordinates policies and programs that impact employers, workforce, residents, and visitors. From 2004 to 2016, she was Deputy Director of San Jose Downtown Association, providing leadership for SJDA’s government relations, advocacy and events, and leading the formation of the PBID. Blage holds a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis and an MBA from the University of San Francisco.