Communications and Special Projects Manager
Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
Matthew is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan. He attended college at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, where he served on the Cadet Honor Committee and later received the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
Prior to joining Lead For America, Matthew was the Political Director at SPEAK Strategic, a political and public affairs firm in Charleston, South Carolina. He served as the campaign manager for several high-profile state legislative races and oversaw statewide advocacy campaigns.
As a member of the LFA team, Matthew uses his project management skills to oversee the development and execution of the communications strategy. He assists the executive team by supporting scheduling, research, and special projects efforts.
Matthew is a proud co-founder of the Dodge City Running Club. If there is an open weekend to fill with activities, you are sure to get a text from Matthew about going for a hike. He has his sights set on climbing Denali someday, and looks forward to getting his first dog.
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