Matt grew up in Baltimore, MD. He was an eagle scout and attended the United States Naval Academy for college. Upon graduation he served 6 years in the Marine Corps as an Intelligence Officer. His initial duties included a combat tour to Iraq as a Scout Sniper Platoon Commander. Upon returning from Iraq he attended Assessment and Selection for the Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC). He deployed to Afghanistan as a Special Operations Intelligence Operator and returned in 2012. He moved to Virginia and married a wonderful woman from Powhatan. He now runs his own company and reconstructs car accidents. Matt attends PCC weekly with his two sons.