With a background in politics, crisis communications, and economic and business development, Matt helps drive agency-wide growth and expansion, while advancing the strategic positioning of The Martin Group within the many markets we serve. With an active role in also overseeing the agency’s public relations division, Matt adheres to the basic mantra of always—being kind, being truthful, taking the high road and never getting outworked. A former press aide, Matt’s years of experience help support clients like M&T Bank, New Era Cap, and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation. A past Business First “40 under 40” awardee, Matt serves on several boards, including Invest Buffalo Niagara and the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation. A former college ball player, you can find Matt at the baseball field with his sons, Jack and Will, during his free time.