Matt was raised in the suburbs of New York City and is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Columbia Business School. Matt, his wife, Emily (a speech therapist), their sons, Jack (2 in November 2021) and James (born December 2021), live in Charlotte and are members at Hope Community Church in South End. He enjoys playing golf, investing and encouraging young leaders.
Matt currently serves as Head of Acquisitions and Board Member of HC Government Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition, development and management of commercial properties leased to the U.S. Government. Matt has also served as the Managing Member of Hillandale Advisors, where he invests in and advises small businesses. From 2006 to 2016, Matt served on the investment team at Sasco Capital, a public equity asset management firm overseeing assets for public funds, corporations and endowments.