Matt served in the Marine Corps from 2012 to 2018. He served as a Communications Section Chief with 3d Battalion, 5th Marines and deployed twice to East Asia. After a year of study at Columbia University, Matt joined the Reserves and deployed to the Middle East and East Africa in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Matt graduated with a degree in Political Science from Columbia in 2020 and is currently an LSAT instructor. He will attend Columbia Law School as a member of the Class of 2023.