For 20 years, Matthew’s work on both the agency and nonprofit side to bring faith-based solutions to issues of homelessness, poverty and addiction. Prior to joining BDI, he was an Account Manager at an agency serving nonprofits and provided leadership at Christian nonprofits, including as Executive Director of Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley, Director of People Assisting the Homeless and Development Director at The Jonah Project. In these roles, Matthew spearheaded fundraising efforts to increase housing, as well as coordinated a highly-successful shelter network of faith communities in the greater Los Angeles area.
As an Account Strategist at BDI, Matthew oversees his clients’ accounts with an unparalleled level of empathy and expertise and a passion for his clients’ Kingdom work, while also drawing on his many years working in nonprofit leadership. With his years of experience on the client side, a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management and as a Certified Fundraising Professional (CFP), Matthew has a holistic view of his clients’ ministries and can work alongside them as a trusted expert and advisor.