Matt is a speaker on financial related topics and has assisted trade groups such as the CSBS and numerous State Organizations.  Matt earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado with highest distinctions.

In addition to his consulting experience, Matt was a founding Board Member at First Commons Bank, NA, a de novo bank located in Newton Centre, MA.  Matt was the chairman of the Investment and Asset-Liability Management Committee and a member of the Compensation, Corporate Governance, and Nominating committees.

Matt joined FinPro in September 2001 and is now an Executive Managing Director.

Matt is recognized as an industry expert in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, asset/liability management, mutual to stock conversions, loan and deposit growth strategy, enterprise risk assessments, market feasibility, customer segmentation, and de novo bank formation.