MATTHEW CHAMBERS

Principal
Atlanta, GA

WHAT I DO

  • Work with the leadership teams of Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Corporations all over the country to establish strategic, customized, and quantifiable funding solutions for community development initiatives
  • Conduct and manage best practice studies to identify organizational best practices from comparable markets across the U.S. to review and find applicable client solutions
  • Perform funding prospect research as well as assists on all marketing and presentation preparation while also ensuring day-to-day IT necessities are satisfied
  • Rotate PDFs and solves Gmail related issues for RDG Principals born before 1960

BEFORE I JOINED RDG, I …

  • Directed operations for the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership of Georgia Southern University, a role that required me to manage multiple successful fundraising campaigns and solicit executives from Fortune 500 companies.
  • Served as a business consultant for a commercial plumbing company in Atlanta where I quadrupled profits within a year and obtained multiple long-term commercial contracts
  • Led Tech Operations as the Systems Analyst Super User for a 3PL’s Electronic Data Interchange System and Senior Network Engineer
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I WAS EDUCATED AT

The Parker College of Business at Georgia Southern University where I received a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship and a Masters of Business Administration with a focus in International Business.

WHEN I’M NOT WORKING, YOU CAN FIND ME…

  • Listening to a podcast in my hammock
  • Playing fetch with my three dogs
  • Coaching CrossFit classes
  • Crossing items off of the “honey-do” list

FUN FACT:

I am a certified white water rafting guide and I have jumped out of a perfectly good airplane 27 times.