Beginning as campaign manager for the United Way of Wyoming Valley in Wilkes-Barre, he worked with local businesses and organizations to strengthen workplace and corporate giving. During his tenure at the organization he was elevated to Director of Campaign Operations, and in that role, he helped implement an online giving platform and led digital data management efforts to increase organizational efficiencies. Matt then accepted an opportunity as Director of Development at Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania with a focus on diversifying funding streams during a time of organizational transformation. Prior to his time in non-profit development, Matt spent his career in radio: on air at 98.1 WHWK in Binghamton, NY, in production role at 97.1 WBHT and as the initial mid-day personality at 93.7 WSJR both in Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Other roles he's held in the community have included account executive at the Times Leader and Keystone Automotive and healthcare administration/vendor relations at CIGNA. Matt lives with his wife Kristie and their daughter GiGi and enjoys exercising by walking around his town as well as cooking, listening to music and chauffeuring GiGi to her varied social engagements.