Michael McClellan


Michael McClellan is Chief Operating Officer at ArkMalibu who oversees Operations, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, and Information Technology. He brings a broad background of leading organizations in the military, business, and non-profit sectors to help ArkMalibu grow and focus on selling companies.

Michael also consults to companies and is part of FSH Management Consulting. He previously served as the head of Global Outreach and also as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Jewish Voice Ministries. Before that, he served as COO of the Transformation Opportunity Fund, a turnaround private equity fund; as a result of this, he also operated as the Chief Financial Officer of American Micro, a precision manufacturing firm.

Michael has worked for several major corporations –Procter & Gamble, PEPSICO/YUM Brands, and GE – in a variety of roles, including operations management, marketing, finance, real estate, and strategic planning. In addition to this corporate experience, he owned a private business as one of the largest Pizza Hut franchisees with over 120 restaurants throughout Virginia and Maryland and served on the Franchise Holders board.

After graduating with distinction from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Michael served several successful tours as a commissioned officer with the US Navy. Following this, he furthered his education by earning an MBA at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Michael is married to Char and has two adult children and two young grandchildren. When he is not working, Michael enjoys road cycling, running, serving ministries, learning, and traveling. Michael is also one of the founders of Honor and Remember, an organization that honors those families who have lost loved ones in service to our country.