Clifford began his 25 year career in business as a consultant for Development Specialists, a financial consulting firm, in Chicago and then transitioned into owning and operating various businesses. He has successfully and consistently steered businesses to successful exits including Lumber Yards and Medical lasers. Recently, he was on the senior management team of a $50 MM medical equipment company that was acquired by a private equity firm. Based in Chicago, Cliff works in business development for Maywic, generating deal flow and supporting the portfolio companies. Cliff supports Elevarte, a community – based organization which uses arts as a portal for creative youth. Cliff earned an MBA from the Depaul University and a BS from University of Wisconsin.