We have a rotating group of interns who join the Blakely Financial team each year. Our interns assist advisors with investment research, preparing for client meetings, and learning from our advisors.

Noah Johnson


Originally from Tolland, Connecticut, Noah is currently a Junior at High Point University majoring in Business Administration with a minor in sales. At Blakely Financial, Noah is primarily responsible for providing investment research, assisting advisors with managing models, and preparing for client meetings. Aside from Blakely Financial, Noah is an avid hiker, backpacker, and skier and loves traveling and exploring new places.

Keaton Geist


Keaton grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and currently studies finance and philosophy as a Freshman at High Point University. Since joining Blakely Financial in January 2021, Keaton has conducted investment research and assists the advisors in preparing for client meetings. In his free time, Keaton is very passionate about public policy and serves as the Director of Development at a youth-led policy think tank, The Greater Good Initiative. In addition, he enjoys reading books, researching his genealogy, listening to vinyl records, or watching baseball with his father.

Sarah Kunkle


Sarah is originally from Newark, Delaware, and is currently a Senior at High Point University studying Finance with a minor in Sales. Her responsibilities include conducting investment research and helping the advisors prepare for client meetings. Sarah is highly involved at her university, participating in several organizations, such as The National Society of Leadership and Success, Alpha Lambda Delta, Business Fellows, and Phi Mu Fraternity.

Credentialed Professionals

Blakely Financial team members are committed to providing clarity, insight and guidance for our clients through financial planning. A commitment to ongoing improvement and continued education is paramount to doing so. Our team has obtained the following certifications:

Robert BlakelyEmily PromiseSteve LaFrance
Emily PromiseSteve LaFranceYesenia Davila
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Yesenia DavilaStephanie Lanier
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