Matt is a Managing Partner at Exitwise, bringing over 25 years of management and C-level experience as a founder and operator, while also completing several M&A transactions for both his own companies and as an advisor.
Matt started his career in the tech industry before spending several years with a hedge fund, a boutique investment bank and then J.P.Morgan’s Private Bank. Matt’s family history of entrepreneurship is in his blood, and he left the banking industry in 2012 to dive headfirst into the world of founding, fundraising, creating, buying and exiting several businesses along the way. Matt’s experience advising on transactions led to completing over $110M in private equity-sponsored transactions in health care, manufacturing, and marketing technology/e-commerce over the past several years.
Matt graduated from the University of Michigan and holds an MBA in Finance & Supply Chain from Michigan State University. In 2015, Matt and his wife created Walkie Chalk, winning multiple "Toy of the Year" awards, taping on Shark Tank, and receiving a deal from Kevin O’Leary. He currently lives in Michigan with his wife, three kids and their dog, Louie. He enjoys college football, golf, and coaching youth sports.