Originally from the Twin Cities, Matt first began working with developmentally disabled individuals in 1987.
In 1994, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Genetics and Cell Biology from the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota. He worked in several molecular biology roles including manufacturing, quality control, research, and development from 1991 until 2000.
Matt served as a science and math teacher in Peace Corps Ghana from 2000-2002 and traveled throughout much of West Africa. After completing his service, he explored Southeast Asia and Europe, living in Prague, Czech Republic, for nearly three years before relocating to the Boston area in late 2006.
In 2007, he earned his certificate in Managing Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Emergencies from Boston University.
He joined May Institute in 2011 as an overnight direct care staff in adult services and moved to May Center School in Randolph in 2014. He is currently the Director of Residential Services, responsible for the operational oversight of the MCR residential team and ensuring that our students have a happy, healthy, and engaging home life.