Matt excels at innovation. Project accolades include the American Planning Association's Daniel Burnham Award for the Cheyenne Metropolitan Planning Organization's PlanCheyenne and the 2020 Governor's Award for Best of Place for the Windsor Mill project in Windsor, Colorado. He communicates big picture concepts in terms that cross-traditional silos, and has developed public park amenities to drive economic development. He has demonstrated success in leveraging grant funding to build vision and motivate investment, as exemplified by the West Edge brownfields revitalization project in Cheyenne. Public service is important to Matt. He serves on the Wyoming Main Street Advisory Board and the Western Planning Resources Board of Directors and co-chairman of the United Way of Laramie County's annual fundraising campaign.