Matt joined the Work for Art team in the summer of 2015 as the newest Workplace Giving Coordinator. In his role, he connects with people through campaign events and shares the important work of regional arts and culture organizations. He began studying music at the age of eleven, received an undergraduate degree in music education, and taught high school instrumental music for nine years. Matt has a master’s degree in arts administration from the University of Kentucky and is a passionate advocate of the arts. Originally from Kentucky, Matt and his family are now enjoying all of the wonderful things Oregon has to offer. He enjoys hiking with his dogs, and volunteering with his son’s music and dance pursuits.