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Matthew W. Cleek

Co-founder and CIO


Matthew has a background ranging from hard labor to executive management. He has worked with many industries including construction, chemical, coal, power, manufacturing, radio and Information Technology.

Matthew’s career began with Eastman Chemical Company in general operations. During his time with Eastman, Matthew became a trainer and custom application programmer creating systems to automate many manual processes. In 1999, Matthew took an opportunity working with Tele-Optics to develop a high-end technology division.

Mr. Cleek is an entrepreneur involved in multiple, active ventures including:

  • theEclassifieds – a regional classifieds organization
  • Theme Spectrum – an online shop for premium WordPress themes
  • Spectrum 20 – a managed hosting services company

In addition to FundingSage, Mr. Cleek serves as President and co-owner of Intellithought. Matthew was a founding member of Intellithought in 2001. Intellithought is an award winning multifaceted firm based in Kingsport, Tennessee providing IT services and solutions to companies throughout the Southeastern United States.


Matthew Cleek

Matthew Cleek is a serial entrepreneur and is a co-founder of FundingSage, which provides valuable information, tools and resources to entrepreneurs seeking to start, grow and fund a business. Matthew’s business ventures include Intellithought, theEclassifieds, Spectrum20, Theme Spectrum and more.