Matt and his wife Shelly, live in Sherman with their two children Paige and Jake who attend school in the District. He is currently serving his second term on the WCUSD #15 School Board.
Matt is a Williamsville High School class of 1989 graduate. From there he went on to Western Illinois University where he received his BS.
After graduating, Matt went to work for the State of Illinois (Capital Development Board) where he was a construction manager. In 1998, Matt and Shelly moved to Dallas where Matt began his career in the financial services industry, working with Citigroup, selling investments, insurance and mortgage products. In 2006 they moved back to Sherman with their two children to get closer to family and raise their children where they grew up.
Matt is now the VP of Retail Sales / Commercial Lender for Illini Bank.