Matthew J. Nordgren
Matthew Jason Nordgren is an ambitious executive, family office expert, dedicated philanthropist, and accomplished athlete who brings a unique passion for creating strategic alliances. He encompasses a depth of experience in finance, corporate development, and capital sourcing, as well as in building highly motivated teams of skilled professionals.
Mr. Nordgren was the Founder of ARCADIAN Fund and ARCADIAN Capital Management, a venture fund/private equity strategy focused on ancillary service providing companies. More specifically, on early to mid-stage growth opportunities where proven businesses are looking for additional equity to continue scaling. Additionally, he is the founder of Nordco Consulting, a private consulting firm dedicated to the business development of middle market companies with forward-thinking vision. To date, Mr. Nordgren has personally been involved with over $4 billion in transactions and maintains a portfolio of approximately 35 plus companies.
Inspired by his belief that education and athletics can open doors for at-risk youth, Mr. Nordgren launched The Leadership Foundation—an organization committed to giving back to non-profits whose purpose is to empower youth through sports and education. He feels strongly that young people, regardless of their personal circumstances, should have the opportunity for a bright future and the chance to make a positive impact. Furthermore, he is involved with and contributes to numerous philanthropic causes and remains dedicated to giving back.