A native of Milwaukee, Matt has called Chicago home for the last 11 years. A graduate of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in Spanish and Global studies, Matt has spent his career in education, government, and non-profit. Matt is currently the Development Manager for the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC), an urban policy and planning organization. Matt is an active member of the community serving as President of Chicago Gophers, the Chicago chapter of the Minnesota Alumni Association and a board member of the Albany Park Community Center. Within JUF, Matt is a member of the 2019 Gesher program, a 2017 participant in Mensches in Motion and 36 Under 36 Honoree for 2018.