Matt graduated from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in 2009 and commissioned into the United States Army as an Infantry Officer, with a follow-on branch detail as a Finance Officer. His first assignment was at the National Training Center with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment (ACR) at Fort Irwin, California. During his time in the 11th ACR, Matt served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, and Company Executive Officer, training Soldiers for their deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon promotion to Captain and the completion of his Finance training, Matt joined the 130th Engineer Brigade out of Schofield Barracks, HI. As a Brigade Budget Officer, he deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and helped facilitate the deconstruction efforts of U.S. bases during the Afghanistan troop drawdown. Upon redeployment, Matt finished his time in the Army as a Budget Analyst for the U.S. Army Pacific Command’s Army International Security Cooperation Program. Matt graduated from NYU Stern in 2018 with specializations in Product Management and Business Analytics. Since August of 2018, Matt has been a Senior Technical Product Manager within Amazon Web Services. He primarily focuses on building products to help customers better understand their AWS cost and usage.