Joining the Southport Marketing in Jan 2023, Matt brings over a decade of Professional Sports, Event Management, Marketing, and Customer Service experience to our team.
Matt is a Veteran on the United States Navy, with one tour aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt from 08-09 in the Gulf of Oman. During his 4 years of service, Matt’s Rates included Aviation Storekeeper, Security, and Logistics Specialist and finished with the rank of Petty Officer 3rd Class.
After his time in the service, Matt returned to his home state of Minnesota where he graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors in Sport Management. He took part in Re-Founding Phi Delta Theta on his campus, restarted the fraternity’s local Alumni Chapter, and served as their President for 8 years. His professional career in MN included positions with the Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild (Xcel Energy Center), Minnesota Vikings (US Bank Stadium), Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, Tee It Up for the Troops, and the Uptown VFW. In 2019, he and his wife moved to California where he worked for Wounded Warrior Project before joining our team.