Experienced business executive with over 15 years of working with growth companies in the middle market as a consultant, business intermediary and trusted advisor. Expertise is centered in mergers & acquisitions, business restructuring, debt-mediation, capital acquisitions, financial analysis, due diligence, business valuation and exit planning for the AEC, Energy and Manufacturing Industries.
EEnginuity Group, LLC
Vice President and Principal
Licensed Business Intermediary with The Enginuity Group, Northeast Ohio Territory. Provides complete arrange or sale side and buy side services in addition to various M&A related consulted services. Manages the process of packaging and selling companies as well as the reverse with buyers seeking to acquire companies meeting certain criteria.
Stridian Financial, LLC
Founder and Managing Director
Stridian Financial is full service small business advocacy firm providing business restructuring, debt-mediation and capital acquisition to clients ranging from main street companies to larger medium sized corporations with revenues up to $100M. Stridian Financial works directly with banks, credit agencies and attorneys and specializes in representing a business in the restructuring, negotiation and liquidation of problem business debt.
Atlas Retail Energy
Director – PJM Ohio
Founded in 2012, Atlas Retail Energy creates strategic, customized solutions for commercial, industrial and higher education end-users of electricity and natural gas in deregulated markets across the U.S. What makes Atlas Retail Energy unique is that we are one of the few integrated energy advisory firms in the country with transparency, expertise and insights into wholesale energy markets. With this unparalleled market intelligence and depth of understanding, we help our clients create a long-term energy strategy based off the actual markets affecting the price. Atlas Retail Energy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Iapetus Holdings, a portfolio of privately held energy services businesses and alternative investments.
As director of PJM-Ohio Matt was responsible for developing and expanding the entire state. His client-first, diligent and proactive approach helped some of the region’s largest energy users navigate the ever-changing regulatory market to reduce cost and manage corporate objectives efficiently.
US Grid Wholesale
Regional Director – PJM Market
US Grid Wholesale is a full-service energy management and consulting firm offering best in class sustainability, energy efficiency, procurement and analytical solutions. US Grid Wholesale believes the key to managing energy costs is developing a comprehensive energy management strategy that can be adapted to changing market conditions, regulatory structures, and supplier behaviors. As Regional Director Matt worked closely with clients to establish energy goals that aligned with their business objectives, risk tolerance and budgetary constraints.
Once developed Matt helped assist clients in implementing the energy management strategy, benchmarking its performance against the established goals and most importantly, adapting the strategy in the face of changing market conditions.
VentureHunt Executive Search
Vice President – Executive Recruiter
VentureHunt Executive Search is an executive recruiting firm specializing in retained search for executive-level talent across multiple industries. The industries we service include Engineering, Architecture, building products, construction, and healthcare.
As Vice President Matt helped oversee a team of senior recruiters who helped organizations secure the candidates they needed by understanding what motivated them and by executing timely and streamlined hiring processes. Matt had a documented track record of successfully completing large hiring initiatives as well as individual searches for professionals across AEC and Construction industries.
Bachelor of Science: Education, May 2000
Malone University – Canton, Ohio
IABMC: International Association of Business Mediation Consultants
CEP: Certified Energy Procurement Professional
AEE: Association of Energy Engineers