Matt Jensen is a Vice President at ArkMalibu and is responsible for the day-to-day management of ArkMalibu sell-side transactions. Matt brings to each engagement his passion to fully understand client objectives and help them leverage their competitive advantage. His M&A experience, operations and process expertise, and tenacious drive to exceed expectations and pursue excellence have produced successful results throughout his diverse finance and operations career.
Matt first worked in investment banking as an analyst with ArkMalibu providing research and assistance towards the closing of multiple transactions throughout a variety of industries. Prior to this experience, his 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’s entrepreneurial spirit and professional pilot background led him to be directly involved in the start-up of a corporate and executive charter airline, eventually serving as Chief Operations Officer. Prior to rejoining ArkMalibu, he served as Program Manager at L3 Technologies, a Fortune 500 company, and was responsible for the turn-around and success of a $510 million program.
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.