Matt was born in Milwaukee, WI but has called Fairbanks home for over 40 years. Matt is employed by Golden Heart Utilities as a Customer Service Manager. Prior to that, Matt and his wife, Michelle, managed a local water home delivery business. Matt is a member of the Fairbanks Downtown Rotary, a Commissioner on the Chena Riverfront Commission, as well as being active in local youth sports. Matt joined the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation Full Board of Trustees in 2013. Matt is an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoys spending time with his family at Harding Lake.