Matt was born and raised in the Central Valley of California. He grew up attending a Lutheran church there and spent 2 years as the Youth Leader.
He graduated from UCSC in 2011 with a bachelors degree in Psychology with a child development emphasis. He used this education to serve in several positions at Mt. Cross Ministries (an outdoor camp and retreat center) in the Santa Cruz Mountains from 2011-2016.
Matt Came on as Christ Lutherans Communications Director in 2017. His past experience and education has aided in getting the word out about our church and all that it does.
In his spare time Matt likes to spend time outdoors hiking, in the gym, or anywhere that keeps him active. He spends most of this time with his wife Katie and son's Connor and Jackson.