As Program and Marketing Manager for the NC Recreation and Park Association(NCRPA), Matt oversees all communications, programs and special events. Matt is also a frequent presenter at various conferences and events, where he helps non-profit and park and recreation professionals effectively tell their stories. In addition, he has worked with various non-profits, start-ups, and park and recreation departments to help them create and implement marketing and digital strategies. Matt graduated with a B.S. from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT and received a Certificate in Social Media Management from NC State University. Matt is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport Management from NC State. Matt has previously worked for Mediavest and a Media Planner and for the Town of Chapel Hill producing festivals and events. He has also served 2 years as an Americorps member.