In his role as the President & Executive Director of Summit Leadership Foundation Matt works with over 100 non-profits, businesses, and churches utilizing Summit’s four “C’s” of connecting, consulting, coaching, and caring. Through their core belief that better leaders equal better communities, he is able to serve leaders out of his passion for connecting the right people to the right resources at the right time. Before joining Summit in 2011, he was in operational leadership roles with Chick-fil-A, Starbucks Coffee Company, and Target. Educated in business and marine biology at Florida State University, he considers himself a lifelong student of leadership. Matt and Charlee have been married for 18 years and have two high-spirited little boys, Lincoln (4), and Jackson (2).