Matt Jensen is a Vice President at ArkMalibu and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of many ArkMalibu transactions. Matt brings to each engagement his passion to fully understand client objectives and help them leverage their competitive advantage. His process expertise and tenacious drive to exceed expectations and pursue excellence have produced profitable results throughout his diverse business and operations career. Matt’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to be directly involved in the start-up of a corporate and executive charter airline, eventually serving as Chief Operations Officer. He served as Program Manager at L3 Technologies, a Fortune 500 company, and was responsible for the turn-around and success of a $510M program. Prior to L3, Matt was a professional pilot. Formerly an analyst at The Malibu Group for four years, Matt provided research and assistance towards the closing of many M&A transactions throughout a variety of industries. Matt’s foundation of integrity and servant leadership coupled with his experience in negotiations and research was shaped during his time as an intelligence officer in the United States Air Force.
Matt enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Francesca, and their three amazing kids, Matteo, Marco and Luciana. He’s an avid hockey player, but enjoys anything athletic, having been a collegiate wide receiver. In addition, he loves aviation, motorcycles, music, jiu-jitsu, and time spent outdoors.