M. Clarke

Phoenix, Arizona, US

2016 Man of the Year Candidate | Business Consultant | Entrepreneur
M.'s Skills
Business Development
Product Management

About M.

Preston has a wide breadth of experience in operational leadership, strategic planning, new business development, creative development, qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, client service and marketing as a principal in multiple enterprises. In addition to his work in private equity and investment banking, Preston was the COO/CFO for Matador Network, a successful online travel and education company where he designed and implemented a complete restructuring of the company that positioned it for increased growth and success. Prior to Matador, he was the Vice President of Sports Entertainment & Live Events at Global Vision Entertainment where he developed live audience, television, and new business markets.

Preston is actively involved in the local and regional entrepreneurial ecosystem and is passionate about helping early-stage and growth companies succeed. Preston received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wheaton College (Massachusetts) and his Master of Business Administration from the Eller College of Business at the University of Arizona. He resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Work Experience

Managing Partner

Arizona Venture Consulting

August 2015 - December 2016