Matthew teaches courses in Human Resources, Marketing and Management. Matt did his graduate work at Stanford University, highlighted by a Master’s of Science in Management Science and Engineering and a PhD in Political Science with an emphasis on international relations and organizational behavior. Matt has over 30 years of experience in the business world, most recently as a founding partner of The Funding Farm, a business and project development consulting firm serving start-up clients to major corporations including work in turnaround management, business plan development, project fund raising, corporate management and marketing.
Matt has specialized in agricultural value-added projects, healthy cooking oil projects, education technology and curriculum, biofuels, renewable energy, agricultural value-added, precision agriculture, information systems and technology development. Prior to joining the Augustana faculty, Matt taught at Doane University, the University of Sioux Falls and Colorado Technical University.