Michael Arrieta

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Michael Arrieta is the founder and chief executive officer of Garden City Companies, a purpose-driven private equity firm that acquires and grows family-owned companies. Previously, he was an executive at DocuSign, where he served as global vice president, general manager and chief of staff to the chief executive officer.

Michael also co-founded New Story, a nonprofit that has built more than 2,000 homes in developing countries. In addition, he founded MAV Ventures, a venture capital firm that has invested in over a hundred companies. He earned his undergraduate degree in business management and entrepreneurship from the University of Alabama. Michael joined the Cambia board in 2022.