Matt joined the 501st in December 2014. He has held the positions of Academy Advisor (5 years), GCOG (1 year), and GXO (1.5 years) before becoming GCO. He also served as BCO of Ghost Base in the Rebel Legion (2 years). Despite having 5 costumes, the Biker Scout is his favorite.
In real life, Matt teaches Math at WVU, where is also the Faculty Advisor for the WVU Star Wars Club, WVU Math Club, and WVU Chapter of SIAM. He also works as a vacation planner, specializing in Disney and Universal trips. Besides Star Wars, Matt’s interests include Disney, Lego, chess, hiking in Yosemite National Park, and Pittsburgh sports.