Matt is a grants administrator with the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Previously, Matt worked at The Trust for Public Land where he managed the organization’s land transaction management system along with reporting and training. Later he worked as a researcher in the conservation finance department where he worked on data aggregation and management for a GIS enabled land conservation tacking tool.
Matt also contributed to conservation economic return on investment analysis which focused on the investment by local and state levels of government in land conservation. He completed feasibility studies that explored opportunities for sustaining and expanding various funding mechanisms used for public land conservation programs across the country. These reports were used to inform local elected officials and state legislatures.
Matt received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz in anthropology and a M.A. from San Jose State University in geography.