Jeremiah Foster with Resolute and Matt Altman with Sportiqe
Resolute is an independent business advisory firm focused on diagnosing problems and implementing innovative, long-term solutions to restore financial well-being to middle market companies facing critical challenges. Their team of industry experts partner with you to secure, resolve, and enhance financial assets and business operations through a broad range of services including corporate renewal, receivership, financial advisory, and more. Whatever the challenge, they’re committed to being by your side every step of the way.
Resolute was recently named to the 2021 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in the United States.
Since founding Resolute in 2008 with his partner, John Mitchell, to address what was perceived to be a contrarian play to a booming market, Jeremiah Foster has taken the lead when it comes to business development and real estate activities for the firm. His day to day functions also include advising creditors, equity holders and enterprises in their navigation of many phases of a turnaround, acquisition or divestiture plans.
Mr. Foster is best described as a serial entrepreneur who finds success by adding vision and leadership to voids he identifies in the markets where he participates. Whether it was as a major part of growing a startup company from single digit employees to a $100M NASDAQ IPO (IGOI) or building his own company that was eventually sold, he has been driven by the thrill of building successful ventures. His career has included stints in technology, commercial real estate, and commercial loan workouts. Adept at creating relationship-based sales and marketing strategies with a keen sense of business, Mr. Foster continues to find exceptional results with each business ventures.
To date, Mr. Foster has personally been involved in the sale of more than $550MM in real estate, the management of 2MM square feet of commercial space, more than 2,000 units of multi-family housing and 1,000 hotel keys.
He is active in the community through his participation as a member of the Executive Committee for Junior Achievement of Arizona, Scottsdale Public Art Advisory Board, Arizona Town Hall, Urban Land Institute, Turnaround Management Association and Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO).
Mr. Foster holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Arizona.
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Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Sportiqe is a global, lifestyle apparel brand that is committed to delivering elevated basics using premium fabrics, innovative designs and an on-trend fit that not only look and feel good, but provide superior comfort no matter the occasion.
Outfitting more than four-million people around the world since its inception in 2006, Sportiqe designs, manufactures and sells premium, Modern American comfort wear for men, women and youth with a focus on t-shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, headwear and more. All apparel is designed and decorated in Sportiqe’s home-state of Ariz.
The company was founded on the success of its wholesale division, which bridges the gap between the fan and fashion world by providing comfortable attire with on-trend garments and graphics to a number of globally recognized brands including the NBA, Nintendo, Dave Matthews Band, Peloton and Live Nation, to name a few. For more information about Sportiqe, visit Sportiqe.com.
The brand was founded on the success of its wholesale division, which bridges the gap between the fan and fashion world by providing comfortable attire with on-trend graphics to a variety of globally recognized brands across the entertainment, sporting, food and beverage, health and wellness, and tech and gaming industries.
Serving as a fashion house for clients, Sportiqe designs, creates and delivers elevated and on-trend, custom apparel for companies who can choose from a graphics package from the Sportiqe wheelhouse or work with the company’s skilled graphic design team for custom looks and themes
Sportiqe believes in making an impact that reaches far beyond its comfortable fabrics and clothing. That’s why Sportiqe is dedicated to improving the lives of children in crisis around the world by investing their time and resources in causes that support their mission.
As co-founder and CEO of Sportiqe, Matt Altman is a Phoenix native who spent more than a decade as the director of merchandise for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, MLB’s Arizona Diamondbacks and NHL’s Arizona Coyotes where he oversaw all retail operations including buying, sourcing, designing, product development, inventory, sales and logistics for Talking Stick Arena and Chase Field.
In 2006, Altman co-founded Sportiqe, a global, lifestyle apparel company, that is committed to delivering elevated basics using high-quality fabrics, innovative designs and on-trend fit that not only look and feel good, but provide superior comfort no matter the occasion. Sportiqe quickly became a household name amongst some of the most recognizable brands, athletes and celebrities in the world after landing a licensing deal with the NBA early on and being amongst the first apparel companies to bridge the gap between the sports fan and fashion world.
To date, Sportiqe collaborates with global leaders like the NBA, Nintendo, TREK, Rock N Roll Hall of Fame, Warner Bros. and the Dave Matthews Band, to name a few. Sportiqe has outfitted more than four-million people around the world since its inception.
Altman has a lifelong passion for helping people – supporting them to live their dreams and be the best version of themselves. He serves on the board of The Prem Rawat Foundation, which addresses the fundamental human needs of food, water and peace. He is a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) and serves on the board of the Arizona Chapter.
Altman holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business from the University of Arizona. In his personal life, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, as well as practicing yoga, skiing, travelling and living his life with the goal of always learning.