COO & CFO – Matthew DiVenere

 

Matthew is an innovative thinker with 25 years of experience providing strategic, financial and operational leadership for companies in specialty retail, restaurant and consumer products; resort real estate development and hospitality; media, sports and entertainment; arts and event management; technology and venture capital in North America and the UK.  He has apassion for building affinity and lifestyle brands.  He is a former Investment Banker in Mergers & Acquisitions in New York and a Management Consultant in London focused on strategy, private equity, process improvement and organizational change.  Matthew is currently co-authoring “The Contradictions of OK: Lessons in and out of the Water” with child psychologist and noted swim coach Tom Bradbury and he is active in the Atlanta arts and international business communities.

He holds an Economics degree from Yale University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.