About ME

I love investing, entrepreneurship and scaling companies. I was 12 when I made my first investment in the stock market. I was in college when I purchased my first real estate investments. Today I spend my time running Alturas, a holding company that owns and manages over 1 million square feet of real estate, runs multiple operating companies and makes investments in numerous other businesses.

Being an entrepreneur came naturally for me. I have always struggled with authority. I am wired to do things my own way, and I hate anything “conventional” or “status quo”. I constantly look for better ways of doing things in all aspects of my life.

As I think about the lessons that have influenced my life most, resiliency immediately comes to mind. After my mother and sister died in a plane crash when I was 15, my father explained he expected me to use the experience as a springboard to living a life of impact instead of an excuse for mediocrity. I took his advice to heart to make the most of my life and push through adversity. I look forward to the “next hardest thing” in my life as I seek continual learning and growth.

I can also trace everything good in my life back to partnerships with others. In fact, I started life with my twin sister, who was born 9 minutes after me. As a twin, I got used to sharing, and having a built-in partner to do practically everything. I’ve started every business in partnership with someone else, and our growth comes through strategic partnerships. I have my hands in a lot of ventures only because I have strong operating partners.

My key partner in life is my wife, Kim. We grew up in the same neighborhood, and even attended preschool together at age 3 (we’re standing next to each other in the class photo). We have six amazing children and spend our spare time skiing, hiking, camping, whitewater rafting, fly-fishing and doing all types of activities together as a family from our hometown in Idaho.



Blake Hansen - Partnership

Everything good in my life is done in collaboration with others.  Together, we accomplish amazing amounts of work.  I continually partner with others to create positive outcomes.


Blake Hansen - Impact

I seek to improve the lives of others by providing real value. I use my business as a means to an end to champion good causes, support charitable organizations and build up those around me.


Blake Hansen - Growth Mindset

I want to be better everyday and push myself and those around me to a brighter future. It’s only day one around here, and we have limitless opportunities in front of us.


Blake Hansen - Ownership Mentality
I take full responsibility for myself and my actions. I hold myself and others accountable. I am dependable and do the things that add the most value to my partners.


Blake Hansen - Passion

I love my life and I love what I do! I find joy in work and in play. I put everything I have into my priorities and never plan to stop building and creating.


Blake Hansen - Family

Nothing is more important to me than family.  No matter how busy life gets, they are my number one priority. Everything I do and everything I create is for them.

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