Matthew Chambers 

Principal   Atlanta, GA   (C): (770) 900-3311   (E): Matt@rdgfundraising.com

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

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.