As an economics major at Boston College, Matt was the winner of the Vincent Guffini award for best economics thesis, in which he explored state government reactions to recessionary fiscal shocks. After graduating, Matt joined KPMG LLP to work in its tax group. After 18 months, Matt left KPMG to become one of the four founding members of the Chicago office of WTAS LLC, a tax and wealth strategy firm. At WTAS, Matt focused his attention on optimizing complex tax structures in domestic and international private equity transactions. After four years, Matt decided to broaden his focus and entered the Kellogg School of Management, where he was elected as the Vice President of Academics in the Kellogg Student Association. A lifelong outdoorsman, Matt sits on the Membership Committee of the Chicago Boy Scouts of America Council. Matt interned in the energy department at McDonald’s Corporation.