As Senior Partner, Matt helps lead ICF Next’s Los Angeles Office. He is an accomplished corporate communications and marketing executive focused on advising CCOs and CMOs to better navigate complex business environments.
Expertise includes holistic communication strategy, aligning corporate communications and marketing, brand strategy, reputation management, corporate positioning, strategic planning, advertising, content marketing, and fully integrated campaigns.
Previously, Matt served for more than a decade as Vice President and Managing Director of R&R Partners, a full-service communications agency that serves a wide variety of high profile businesses and Fortune 500 companies operating nationally and globally. Matt has advised B2C and B2B leaders in fields including health care, technology, banking, energy, education, food & beverage, government, law, luxury real estate, non-profit, public transportation, retail, and telecommunications.
Previously, Matt had a 14-year career leading newsrooms around the country where, among many things, he supervised an investigative unit and spearheaded political coverage.
Matt serves on the Endowment Board for the Walter Cronkite Journalism School at Arizona State University. He has written a reputation management column for the Business Journal and taught Public Relations classes at Grand Canyon University.
While at Syracuse University, Matt earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications.