Auctioneer, Event MC, Anchor/Reporter Q13 Seattle
Matt is ready to share his passion in telling and sharing your organization's story. Working as a news anchor/reporter in some of the country's largest markets including Seattle, Boston, Miami, and Baltimore, Matt developed a style all his own. He combines dynamic communication, public speaking, and crowd engagement techniques to deliver truly memorable moments and drive fundraising.
As a professional storyteller by trade, Matt has a specialty for understanding the organization's missions, desires, and goals. He's authentic. That resonates with your audience.
Matt has hosted charity fundraising events for Special Olympics Washington, Woodland Park Zoo, Mary's Place, EvergreenHealth Foundation, The Museum of Flight, Seattle Children's, Junior Achievement of Washington, the Boyer Children’s Clinic, PROVAIL, Cancer Pathways, Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center, Seattle Works, America Scores Seattle, The Sophia Way, and numerous local private schools and PTSA's. He also emceed the Opening Ceremonies of the 2015 Special Olympics Washington Summer Games with more than five thousand people in attendance.
Helping worthy causes is a personal passion for Matt. He grew up in the Pacific Northwest, attending public school on the Eastside and then graduating from the University of Washington. Matt's mother had a long career as an elementary school teacher in the Bellevue School District. His father is a retired cardiologist. That's why Matt is driven to improve healthcare and education in this region. He's also the parent of a child with intellectual and physical disabilities and has become a champion for those with special needs.