Matt joined the 501st in December 2014. He has held the positions of Academy Advisor (5 years), GCOG (1 year), GXO (1.5 years), and GCO (1 year). In the Rebel Legion, he has served as BCO (2 years) and is currently the Events Coordinator for Amancane Base. Despite having 6 costumes (including Darth Vader), 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.