Matthew is a graduate of Georgia State University, receiving his B.S. in Risk Management & Insurance. He began his career working in Atlanta, GA, in the U.S. Division headquarters of Canada Life as a group sales representative. Shortly after developing his sales territory in 2002, Matthew was promoted to help establish the Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia sales offices. In 2013, Matthew moved to Nashville, TN, where he created a successful employee benefits and human resources department for a local insurance agency. Matthew is married with three little girls. In his spare time, he likes to exercise, read and spend time with his family.