Matt grew up in Panama City before moving to Tallahassee to attend the Florida State University, where he studied political science. Since co-founding SDS in 2014, Matt has directed a team of talented professionals that use cutting-edge digital media tactics to deliver industry-leading results. He began his career as a government affairs consultant, where he worked for seven years managing legislative priorities and advocacy initiatives for corporate and trade association clients across a variety of industries. This experience brings logic and business planning to the SDS team.

Matt met President Reagan multiple times as an infant, and has a wall of his office dedicated to Reagan memorabilia, including an artillery shell from the president’s funeral.