Matt is a native of East Central Illinois; he graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant.
After working for a public accounting firm for a few years, he joined an employee-owned company in the achievement industry as a division controller. Throughout his 17-year career with the company, he was also a manufacturing plant manager and vice president of operations with oversight of up to five manufacturing facilities in four states. He is passionate about the customer and employee experience, and enjoys uncovering opportunities and implementing strategies to enhance customer satisfaction.
Matt and his wife, Mandy, live in Carmel with their two daughters: Macie and Mara. The family also has a dog—a rambunctious mini Aussiedoodle, Mabel. In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching sports and live music.