Matt joined Madrona in 2016 and works directly with senior leadership teams to recruit executive talent and strengthen recruiting infrastructure. Matt executes a thorough role specing process and provides a deep understanding of what good looks like. He builds rapport with top executive talent in the Pacific Northwest and develops strong relationships with executive search partners. He is a thought partner for the portfolio on recruiting best practices and compensation.
Journey to Madrona
Matt began his recruiting career at APT Medical, focusing on scientific affairs and R&D for the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical diagnostic industries. He worked with leaders and principal scientists developing cutting-edge medicines and technologies. Matt then transitioned to technology and joined Urgenci, where he led high-impact senior management and executive searches in engineering, product, sales, and marketing.
Lead by example and always act with integrity and unwavering ethics. In the talent industry, your character and reputation is your brand.
When he’s not in the office…
A true Seattleite, Matt was born and raised in West Seattle. He’s now raising a family just a stone’s throw away from where he grew up. As an athlete and avid sports fan, you can find Matt playing soccer and softball or coaching his two kids in their sporting endeavors. He also invests a great deal of time watching the Seahawks, Huskies and March Madness. Go Dawgs!
Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Washington.