overseeing the company’s business development efforts in Maine and nationally

Ardiah welcomes new Business Development and Sales Executive

Sun, 04/30/2023 - 8:00am

ROCKPORT — Ardiah welcomes Joe Blakey as the company’s Business Development and Sales Executive. Blakey will also oversee Ardiah’s payments business.

For the last 13 years, Blakey worked for US Cellular, serving most recently as the store manager at their Rockland location.

“In those roles, Blakey led high-performing sales teams and demonstrated excellence with client acquisition and relationship management,” said Ardiah, in a news release.

Blakey attended Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, earning a BA in communications and later attended Purdue University for his Masters in MEd Learning Design & Technology.

“Joe brings years of experience in both leadership and consultive approach to selling. He has been a great leader for his sales teams but also has led by example with his world-class customer service for his clients and partners,” said Christopher Austin, President of Ardiah. “Joe has great vision and I know he will grow our brand and offerings, which will only benefit the customers of Ardiah. He also loves his community, is very active as a volunteer and matches perfectly with our culture.” 


Ardiah, a Tax & Financial Services Company, established in Boothbay Maine in 2008, provides tax, accounting, payroll and payment solutions. They are led by experts in each of their divisions and can be utilized for the majority of the back-office support needed for companies and nonprofits of all sizes. Their motto, “You focus on growth, Ardiah will do the rest!!”, demonstrates the true extension of the clients they serve. Consistently recognized as a leader in service, cost reduction practices and over 80 years of combined expertise on their team. Ardiah has offices in Rockport and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, serving clients in Maine and nationally. To learn more, visit www.ardiah.com.