Matt grew up in Wisconsin and graduated with a degree in Philosophy from the UW-Madison.

He has had a passion for serving the orphans, widows and vulnerable communities in Africa for many years. Matt’s sincere hope is that the coming generations of young African boys and girls will have good water, food, shelter, health and schooling to dream and achieve noble goals. He’s particularly focused on ensuring Fields of Life’s programs and partnerships honor the intentions of donors to meet the needs of those we serve.

Matt has been married to the love his life, Aly, for 12 wonderful years and has the great honor to be father to his wonderful son Emmaus and amazing daughter Brooksley.