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Our mission is to accelerate our clients' business success.

Ashwood Group consists of seasoned business executives who enjoy leveraging their corporate and start-up environment experiences to perform operations management, business development, project management, marketing and sales development for the benefit of companies launching new products, services and ventures.


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MATT WANGLER is Managing Director at Ashwood Group. Mr. Wangler currently serves as VP, Operations for Cozera and previously was Chief Operating Officer at Aivea, a software training and e-commerce software provider. Prior to Aivea, Mr. Wangler was Director of Operations for the WiMAX Forum, a worldwide association of companies focused on global adoption of wireless technology. As co-founder of several startups, Mr. Wangler has gained hands-on experience with all aspects of building a business. Previous to startup ventures, a 17 year career at Intel Corporation included roles as quality/reliability engineer, materials manager, engineering manager and program manager, including a dozen years in new business ventures. Ashwood Group customers benefit from Mr. Wangler's corporate and startup venture experience and education that includes a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Wangler is a board member at In4All and Pacific NW Experience and a past board member of the Oregon Technology Business Center and Oregon Entrepreneurs Network.


ROB RANCK moved on from Ashwood Group in 2019 to dedicate his time to a new venture, ViewClix. Previously Rob was President of HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Vice President for Global Inventures and Executive Director of several industry associations. As a former marketing and financial manager at Intel, NCR and AT&T, as well as executive for small companies and start-ups, Mr. Ranck brought unique insight to Ashwood Group client projects. Mr. Ranck's education credits include a Master of Business Administration & Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

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