Matthew Anderson is a proven-exit entrepreneur with an extensive set of business development skills and a track record of success. Matt has built and successfully exited the Enlightened Grain Spirits Portfolio. He managed an impactful book of consulting clients for a range of services through EG Creative with a client base including: Drink Chia!, SIP Natural Cocktails, The Medal of Honor Foundation, The Boeing Corporation, and Charleston Wine & Food Festival.
Matthew led a special action group for a major Florida Legal / Lobby organization to assist a qualified nurseryman-of-record in the development and definition of one of the first Florida medical CBD applications which ultimately resulted in award during the FL Senate Bill 1030 High-CBD licensure process for the Central Florida region. Matthew also served as Corporate Development lead for the largest human donor cadaver recipient in the US in order to document and define their Quality Management Systems while also launching a disruptive charged-plasma sterilization technology safe for biologics. He was a Partner at MacArthur Capital, LLP focusing on due diligence, business development and SME asset cultivation where he deployed $20MM into the Cannabis and Hemp Industries, Exiting 4 positions for greater than $156MM with 2 companies remaining in operation.
Matthew is Founder & CEO of Vanguard Scientific™, a global leader in professional services and technology solutions servicing the botanical extraction industry, where he directed the development of novel SCCO2 extraction technologies capable of validation to meet federal and international pharmaceutical guidelines for medical device. Anderson has Global speaking engagements that include: Davos, Tel Aviv, Cape Town, Toronto, and multiple USA venues. Anderson is also the Co-Founder of Event Horizon Group, a strategic investment group focused on both domestic and international opportunity funding.