Matt serves Universal Advisory Services as Chief Operating Officer and is the champion of the firm’s Wealth Management Consultative Process. Matt joined Universal Advisory Services in 2002 after working eight years in the information technology industry. In 2005, Matt earned the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification (CFP®) and currently enjoys helping clients achieve all that is important to them.
Matt attended the University of Notre Dame on a Navy ROTC scholarship and graduated in 1994 with a degree in Economics and Computer Applications. Commissioned as an officer in the US Navy’s Individual Ready Reserve and honorably discharged in 2002, Matt began his career after college in Atlanta, Georgia with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). While with Andersen Consulting, Matt served in roles of ever-increasing responsibility and visibility spanning the financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, defense, and airline transportation industries. He became an executive with the firm after leading and successfully implementing mission-critical software development projects for PacifiCare, a multi-billion dollar insurance company that since has been acquired by United Healthcare.
Matt met his wife, Amy, while at Notre Dame. They married in 1996 and, together, are busy raising their three children.