Marty Aquino, Founder
Marty has raised and continues to raise tens of millions of dollars for green energy and related projects around the world. His goal: to change the world by invigorating visionary companies through project funding. He understands that the truly great works of life take time and need to be executed properly. Starting his first business when he was in middle school, he is an accomplished and battle-tested serial entrepreneur - experiencing the beautiful highs and soul-searching failures of business ownership firsthand.
Aquino is the founder of Carbonwolf Energy and creator of the proprietary Carbonwolf Energy AdVenture Capital methodology of project funding. This method combines and choreographs several techniques that allow high-quality projects to achieve funding goals without unnecessary “brain-trust dilution,” a widespread problem where the soul of a project is fundamentally distorted or washed away post-funding –nearly always accidentally due to inadequate forecasting.
Since 2009, Aquino has also been a passionate writer on finance, green energy, technology, investment and entrepreneurial topics, regularly writing for advice sites and other business publications. He has written over 150 published articles most with nationwide and international reach.
Prior to Carbonwolf, he worked for over a decade with the affluent and commercial clientele of several leading U.S. financial institutions. This specialization helped him generate and accumulate insights on project funding innovations from several key vantage points including project developer, lender, underwriter and investor.
He is also Chair of a nonprofit organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty in Southeast Asia. Marty’s hobbies include adrenaline sports such as skydiving, rock climbing, and road rallying.
Matthew Clark, Project Director
Hailing from the world of residential and commercial finance, Matt has consulted hundreds of clients on their projects. With a customer driven approach to everything he does, Matt always strives to provide the RIGHT solution for his client and their situation, always putting their best interests first. With tens of millions in successfully funded transactions and nearly $100 million currently committed to be funded, Matt’s expertise and experience in the lending arena is significant and noteworthy. Matt has worked on many types of projects including sourcing buyers for commercial aircraft and the transportation of biomass from one end of the world to the other. His varied experience proves vital to his clients, allowing Matt to help them avoid fatal project-financing mistakes before they ever see the challenges coming. Clark specializes in continuous and consistent communication with his clients fostering high-quality peer-to-peer relationships with Carbonwolf Energy clientele.
Matt attended Washington State University in pursuit of a Marketing and Business degree when he was lured away to help a very close friend ramp up a family business. Since the age of twelve, it has been his primary interest and goal to be
Matt lives in Seattle, WA with his daughter, Gracie. In his spare time he enjoys golf, fitness, travel and sports. Having grown up watching auto racing every weekend, he has a deeply-rooted passion for all-things motorized and fast. He is an avid racecar fan, and you might one day see him compete in a televised sedan-class racing event.
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