Matt has had a diverse Marketing and Admissions background. In Cleveland, he was previously the Media Relations and Digital Communications Manager for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and the Marketing Manager for the 2014 Gay Games (where he also won a gold medal for Ice Hockey). Matt has varied experience of working within print, digital, and social media marketing; increasing and rebuilding brand awareness, reputation and experience.
Matt has also worked in the Admissions Offices for the Cleveland Institute of Art and Vatterott College. While at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Matt's recruitment territory was half the United States, averaging 350 applications an admissions season. While at Vatterott College, Matt transformed the admissions process and gained admittance into the Ohio Association of College Admissions Counselors to help funnel prospective students to the college.
In Matt's free time, he spends time with his partner and their two dogs and two cats. Matt also plays for the LA Blades, the country's first LGBT ice hockey team. He is Board Secretary, and runs their social media and website initiatives.