Foundation/ Philanthropy/Collective Impact Expert
As a Managing Director at FSG, Matt guides many of the firm’s education engagements, with a focus on innovative learning models, education systems change, evaluation, and collective impact. In his 10 years at FSG Matt has served as a trusted advisor to a range of leaders within foundations, school systems, nonprofits, companies, and government agencies, and has built expertise in strategy development, leading change, analysis of complex systems, mixed methods evaluation, and multi-stakeholder facilitation. His experience with collective impact includes helping to incubate and launch collective impact efforts focused on higher education success in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, early childhood well-being in Washington State, and comprehensive youth development in Oakland. Matt is also a frequent speaker on collective impact and other topics, and has co-authored over 20 papers in his time at FSG. Before joining FSG Matt served as a Fulbright Fellow in Ecuador, and managed programs for an education nonprofit in Boston. He holds a BA in English from Williams College, and in his spare time enjoys exploring the beautiful trails of Mill Valley with his wife and two young children.