As a Principal and Director of K12 Education, Matt sits on the Board of Directors at TowerPinkster. He started his career immediately after high school as an architecture draftsman, but along the way Matt received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and registered architect in both Michigan and Colorado. Matt’s passion for design flourished during his years in Colorado and convinced him that educational planning was where he would concentrate his talents. His return to West Michigan allowed him to flourish as a designer, and find his roots as a firm leader. Matt was awarded AIA Grand Rapids and AIA National Young Architect Awards, along with being named to Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” and Leadership Grand Rapids Class of 2017.
Matt organizes Habitat for Humanity work days for his colleagues and is a volunteer ski instructor for children with disabilities. He is a board member serving Grand Rapids Public Schools Academy of Design and Construction and Cannonsburg Challenged Ski Association. He enjoys skiing, golf, fishing, home remodeling and spending time at the beach with his family.