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