Matthew has lived through diverse and impactful experiences and finds joy in growing not just his own self, but empowering others to grow around him. Always wearing his heart on his sleeve, he believes in paying it forward to his communities.
Matthew was born at his family home in suburban Wexford PA, and moved to Singapore for 5 years before returning back to Pittsburgh, PA in 2014. After graduating from Washington and Jefferson College, he worked at local businesses in Western New York throughout the pandemic.
Now recently moved to DC, Matthew aims to help build a sustainable future. One of his favorite engagements is working with the Earth Conservation Corps, as the youth development coordinator impacting cadets at Capital Guardian. He’s also an international fellow with the Institute for Education where he briefs ambassadors. Additionally, he works as an assistant for Hunt Alternatives, assisting Ambassador Hunt in her day-to-day activities.