Prior to joining Midwest Growth Partners as an associate, Matt was a senior analyst at LWBJ (a regional CPA, business advisory and merger and acquisition firm) where he worked as a CPA in their business and M&A advisory business. At LWBJ, he specialized in financial diligence, sell side representation, capital raise, business liquidation, outsourced controller and SEC reporting services.
Matt is a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and received his B.A. in accounting, with a minor in finance, from the University of Northern Iowa where he was also a multi-year letter-winner on the golf team. During his time at UNI, he interned at John Deere and Cargill before joining McGladrey (now RSM) after graduation as an assurance associate in both its Dubuque, Iowa and Kansas City, Missouri offices.
Matt is a member of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Away from MGP, you can find Matt on the golf course, running or cycling around the Des Moines area or spending time with friends and family. He is also an active member of the Lutheran Church of Hope.