Matt brings over a decade worth of public policy and government relations experience to Strategies 360, where he leads clients in navigating the legislative and regulatory landscape on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies. Areas of focus include energy, western water, natural resources, wildland aerial firefighting, and public lands issues.
Prior to joining Strategies 360, Matt worked on Chairman Doc Hastings’ (R-WA) House Natural Resources Committee, where he conducted research and helped shape policy on hydropower, water rights, public power, endangered species and other issues under the committee’s jurisdiction. Matt also gained substantial experience in the field by organizing numerous committee hearings throughout the West, with a wide range of issues and constituents. Before his time on Capitol Hill, Matt worked for the consulting and lobbying firm McBee Strategic in their energy practice.
In his free time, Matt enjoys rooting for his alma mater, The Ohio State Buckeyes, as well as the Detroit Tigers. He also enjoys keeping in shape, playing golf, trying new restaurants in DC’s culinary scene, and traveling back to Columbus for football games.
Matt is originally from northwest Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.A. in political science and a minor in Security and Intelligence.