Matt is the President & CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. In this role, he is leading a pioneering initiative to integrate health care services, life sciences, clean energy, and education in an effort to revitalize the city of Buffalo.
Through Matt’s efforts, local neighborhood leaders, foundations, multi-national corporations, NGOs, research labs, hospitals, and educational institutions are collaborating to create a model for re-energizing the city that has application all over America.
Prior to returning home to Buffalo, Matt worked in the entertainment industry in L.A. and New York, for Broadway Pictures and with Lorne Michaels at Saturday Night Live. Matt holds a B.A. in English from Hobart College and a Master of Business Administration from Canisius College.
He is currently active on the boards of the SAGE Global (Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship), Buffalo Renaissance Foundation, Amherst Chamber of Commerce, and is on the Advisory Board for the School of Visual Arts Design for Social Innovation in New York City.
Matt is married and lives in Buffalo with his family.