Matt brings over 30 years of experience as a non-profit executive and board member to teaching and consulting with nonprofits to help them meet the challenges of organizational capacity and sustainability. His areas of expertise include board development, fundraising, capacity building, evaluation, assessment, program design, and short and long-range planning. In addition, Matthew serves as adjunct professor teaching courses in nonprofit management at Carnegie Mellon University.
Prior to becoming an independent consultant, he was Senior Consultant with First Side Partners. Matt served as Director of Administration for the Pittsburgh Opera from 1992-1997. Before coming to Pittsburgh in 1992, Matt was the Executive Director of Young Audiences of Eastern PA for 12 years. This followed an exciting earlier career as an operatic and concert baritone. His undergraduate and graduate work in Boston includes Boston University, Emerson College and Longy School of Music in Cambridge. Matt continues to be active with community organizations both as a board member and volunteer,. Recently retired as Managing Director of the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh, Matt currently serves on the board of directors for Computer Reach, and committees of several other nonprofits.