In addition to his service at Messiah, Pastor Matt is also the Regional Executive Director of Open Sky Education (formerly Educational Enterprises), in St. Louis. In this role, Pastor Matt is leading the development of a region of high performing EAGLE Charter Schools and Compass Educational Programs in St. Louis. Matt also serves with the Character Formation Project, serving schools and organizations across the nation and the world.
Pastor Matt graduated from Concordia University, River Forest in 1998. He then went on to Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, where he received a Master of Divinity, a Master of Sacred Theology, and a Doctor of Ministry in Cross-Cultural Leadership.