Matt is the Leader of Grant Thornton’s Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Advisory Services Practice. In addition, Matt leads Grant Thornton’s Higher Education Sector, overseeing our firm’s offerings and activities to colleges and universities. He 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 strategic planning, business plan development, business process analysis and reengineering, operational reviews and improvement, financial modeling, financial performance improvement, program oversight and costing, 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 has presented on a variety of topics to higher education and not-for-profit industry leaders, including strategic planning, performance metrics, data analytics, strategic business analysis, operational reviews, board governance, financial reserves, cost/revenue analysis and allocation, business process reengineering, technology effectiveness, IT risk, IT cost reduction, and Enterprise Risk Management. 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.