Matt grew up in Lima, Ohio, was blessed with the opportunity to attend Michigan State University, obtain a degree in Merchandising Management and play football. Having been coached by a great coach, Matt learned the importance of hard-work, perseverance and having a game-plan. Matt has been in the investment industry since 2002 in various roles and has worked hard to provide the best advice to his clients. From 2003 to 2014, Matt learned much through running his own financial planning business. Always striving to continue learning and further education, Matt obtained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation in 2012. In 2014 Matt was blessed with the opportunity to work for a great financial advisor which helped him hone his skills and processes.Feeling led to make a difference and fight back against the unsettling changes we all have been facing, in 2021, Matt partnered with Inspire Advisors. Matt believes everyone should have a strong game-plan and should be able to have investments that align with their values.Outside of work Matt enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, 2 daughters and son. Matt has coached and continues coaching various sports for his kids. Matt and his family volunteer at and attend Faith Life Church.