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Meet The Team

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Gabriel Clarke
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Angel Investor 

Your journey, with expert guidance. 

Imagine achieving life's milestones without spending a fortune. Imagine a breathtaking wedding, then dashing off to an unforgettable honeymoon, or owning a home that reflects your unique style.

This is the vision that drives Gabriel Clarke, a 20 year tech veteran and the Founder & CEO of Clarke Equity Group.

 

Gabriel was recruited from Purdue University's School of Technology by Dell Inc. He tackled complex challenges for renowned organizations such as Disney, Texas A & M, Johns Hopkins, and several other Fortune 500s, honing his skills and expertise.

 

Gabriel's ambition wasn't confined to the corporate world. He envisioned a future filled with financial freedom and the ability to help others realize that their significant life events are possible. 

 

With a strategic approach, he saved then invested his income, starting with designing and building his first custom home in his 20s, then saved enough capitol to design & build another custom home in his 30s. This entrepreneurial spirit continued as he expanded his real estate portfolio which ultimately provided the freedom for him to retire from his tech career in his early forties. 

Witnessing the inflated costs associated with life's most cherished moments, Gabriel was compelled to make them accessible to everyone. This led to the creation of Clarke Equity Group, a company built on the belief that life's most precious moments, should not cost a fortune. 

Clarke Equity Group disrupts the traditional model by self performing cabinetry work and empowering individuals & families with expert guidance, before approaching contractors. This innovative approach saves valuable time, thousands of dollars, and most importantly, brings peace of mind throughout these significant life experiences.

 

Gabriel's story is one of determination, strategic planning, and a genuine desire to empower others. He doesn't just offer services; he offers the opportunity to make life goals possible. 

 

Schedule your call today and embark on your journey with Clarke Equity Group!

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Ashlei Hursey

Chief Operating Officer 

Ashlei Hursey is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in journalism and technology program management. Graduating from Norfolk State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Ashlei embarked on a dynamic career journey that has spanned over a decade.

With 13 years of experience in the tech industry, Ashlei has honed her skills as a proficient Program Manager, leading initiatives for renowned companies such as Deloitte, Live Nation, Activision, and other Fortune 500s. 

Throughout her career, Ashlei has spearheaded projects of significant scale and complexity. She's led initiatives with budgets exceeding $800 million, demonstrating her adeptness at managing strategic and tactical projects. 

Her contributions extend beyond the corporate realm, as Ashlei was selected to work alongside influential figures. At Live Nation, she played a pivotal role in organizing Michelle Obama's impactful "Becoming" book tour, showcasing her ability to orchestrate high-profile events with precision and finesse.

Furthermore, Ashlei's tenure at Activision saw her at the helm of the program for one of the most iconic video game franchises in history, "Call of Duty." Her leadership and strategic vision were instrumental in the success of this globally renowned title, solidifying her reputation as a visionary leader in the gaming industry.

 

Driven by excellence and innovation, Ashlei continues to make significant strides in building Clarke Equity Group. Her multifaceted background, coupled with her creativity and ability to execute allow her to make pivotal decisions that accelerate all aspects of the business. Her landscaping, interior design, and renovation skills helped turn an aging property into one of the most sought after and profitable rental properties in Austin. She's also found and built relationships with prestigious vendors in the Wedding industry.

 

Ashlie's story is one of determination, strategic planning, and a genuine desire to empower others. She doesn't just offer services; she offers the opportunity to make life goals possible.

 

    

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