Meet the Team

Curt W. Cress

Curt CressPresident/CEO | cwcress@cleatsinc.com

  • Born in Wickenburg , Arizona
  • Second generation native Arizonian
  • Graduate of Wickenburg High School
  • Attended Mesa Community College on Football Scholarship
  • Attended ASU, Major Agri-Business
  • Worked in Emergency Medical System aboard a Paramedic Ambulance
  • Employed Schuck & Sons Construction Co 1985-2002
  • Board of Directors, National Wood Truss Council of America, 1999 – 2002
  • President, Arizona Chapter Wood Truss Council of America, 2001-2002
  • Founded AZ Blackhawks Baseball Club, Inc. in 2001 – this non-profit organization is dedicated to offer an integrity and values-based atmosphere in which young men can receive baseball instruction and game experience while learning the discipline of participating in a team sport
  • Rapport Leadership International, Master Grad
  • Founded Cleats, Inc. September 26, 2002

Richard Perry

Rich PerryStore Manager/Purchasing Agent| rich@cleatsinc.com

  • Arizona resident since 1967
  • Graduated Trevor G. Browne H.S., Phoenix , AZ
  • Attended Glendale Community College
  • Receiving clerk Smitty’s grocery stores
  • Stock clerk A.J. Bayless grocery stores
  • Store director A.J. Bayless grocery stores
  • Store manager team sports Tempe
  • Assistant Manager, Cleats Inc., 2002
  • Store Manage/Purchasing agent, Cleats Inc, 2004-current
  • Fast pitch softball coach, 1996 to current

Matthew Perry

Matt PerryTeam Sales | matt@cleatsinc.com

  • Born Phoenix Arizona
  • Received Kiwanis Award for Outstanding Citizenship
  • Graduate of Ironwood High School
  • Employed at Cleats Inc. since its inception in October 2002