Preston W. Smith

Managing Partner

Preston is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Wildwood where he is involved in all facets of the business. As an experienced leader within the ecological restoration industry, he has an extensive track-record in qualifying, acquiring, and executing on emerging market opportunities with incentives for restoration. Preston’s time at Wildwood is spent guiding the strategic and creative direction, leading business development efforts, and directing the investor experience. The Wildwood team works collectively to deliver innovative solutions across a variety of platforms and environments to deliver turn-key ecological offsets to enable efficient permitting of responsible development. Preston holds a BA in Markets and Culture from Southern Methodist University and is a past president of the Ecological Restoration Business Association (ERBA), the industry’s national trade group.