Matt was born and raised in Okolona, Ohio. He graduated from Napoleon High School and studied accounting at the University of Toledo. He passed his Series 7 examination to become registered with NASD (now FINRA)* in 2001. Prior to helping start Northwest Capital, Matt had spent time as a supervisor in the manufacturing industry and as a licensed operations manager for the investment division of a major regional bank. He also spent time as a mortgage loan originator.
Matt has been very active in the recreation programs and high school athletics in Napoleon. He served as President of the City of Napoleon Parks and Recreation Board, co-Vice President with his wife, Diane, for Napoleon Football Moms and Pops, league officer for Napoleon Senior Little League and secretary for Napoleon Baseball Backers. He is currently the junior varsity head baseball coach at the high school, a statistician for the high school varsity football team and scoreboard operator for the boys and girls varsity basketball programs.
Matt and Diane (Sattler) live in Napoleon with their son, Luke, and attend St. Augustine Catholic Church. Their other son, Brock and his fiancee, Kaitlyn, live near Stryker, Ohio with their daughter, Kynleigh.