Principal, Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Business Advisory Services Practice
Matt has experience leading a variety of business and information technology initiatives in the higher education and not-for-profit industry. Matt’s engagement experience includes business process analysis and reengineering, strategic planning, business plan development, operational reviews and improvement, financial modeling, financial performance improvement, benchmarking and best practices reviews, reserves analysis, enterprise risk management, internal audit, reorganization and outsourcing assistance, board governance assessment, IT planning and strategy, IT effectiveness reviews, requirements development, project management office (PMO) services, data center reviews, post-implementation assessments, IT controls reviews, business continuity/disaster recovery, system and vendor selection, records retention policy creation, and training curriculum and materials design.
Matt’s experience spans a variety of business sectors: higher education, not-for-profit, financial services, business services, technology, construction management, and media. Some of his notable higher education and not-for-profit clients include Rutgers University, City University of New York, University of Maryland, Bentley University, Seton Hall University, St. John’s University, University of Delaware, Loyola University Maryland, Rockefeller University, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Wagner College, Ramapo College, The King’s College, and Nassau Community College.
Matt has presented on a variety of topics to not-for-profit and higher education industry leaders, including strategic planning, performance metrics, strategic business analysis, operational reviews, board governance, financial reserves, business process reengineering, technology effectiveness, IT risk, IT cost reduction, and Enterprise Risk Management. Matt is a member of Grant Thornton’s National Not-for-Profit and Higher Education Leadership Team. In addition, Matt is the Deputy-in-Charge of Grant Thornton’s Metro New York Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Industry Practice.
Matt received an MBA in Strategy and Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Haverford College.