Owner and Director
Matt has been creating Web sites professionally for 17 years, playing nearly every role on a Web team. He has spent the better part of this time leading teams of experts in developing high profile sites, most notably in his role at AOL for Weblogs, Inc. as Principal Designer, working on such sites as Engadget.com, Joystiq.com, Fanhouse.com, and many others, and later as the Sr. Web Manager for DesiringGod.org. Through these avenues and his other past work in small agencies, higher education institutions, and freelance for small business and non-profit organizations, Matt has gained broad field expertise is in the areas of Web strategy, information architecture, usability, front-end development, and project management.
Matt has a degree in psychology from Iowa State University. He is passionate about beautiful gadgets, productivity methodology, results-only work environments, music, and the intersection of faith and work. He is an avid reader of theology, philosophy, business thinking, sci-fi, and fantasy. Most importantly, Matt is a husband and father of 4 beautiful girls.
Matt serves as a bi-vocational pastor of his local church (Stonebrook Community Church in Ames, Iowa) where he oversees music ministries and theological training. He is pursuing a Masters of Theology Degree through the Antioch School for Church Planting and Leadership Development and has recently joined the Kern Pastors / Made to Flourish Network.